Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2015

256 Pages | 40 Illustrations, black & white

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780719090899

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Daum's boys

Schools and the Republic of Letters in early modern Germany

Alan S. Ross

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Early Modern European History MUP

  • First study in English on a footsoldier of the seventeenth-century Republic of Letters
  • Unique source-base that sheds light on the mechanics of the Republic of Letters as well as on the workings of an early modern secondary school
  • Introduces recent French and German historiography on scholarship and the Republic of Letters to an English-speaking audience
  • Covers a wide range of issues ranging from social mobility through education to the endurance of humanist learning during the Age of Enlightenment

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