Urban Society in an Age of War
Nördlingen 1580-1720
Christopher R. Friedrichs


Under the premise that local history can illuminate aspects of the past in ways that few works of broad historical synthesis can ever hope to equal, Christopher Friedrichs draws a comprehensive portrait of the small German city of Nördlingen during a turbulent century and a half of early modern history. In doing so he explores the transition from a traditional to a modern way of life.

First published in 1980.

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