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The Resource Cunegonde's kidnapping : a story of religious conflict in the Age of Enlightenment, Benjamin J. Kaplan

Cunegonde's kidnapping : a story of religious conflict in the Age of Enlightenment, Benjamin J. Kaplan

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Cunegonde's kidnapping : a story of religious conflict in the Age of Enlightenment
Title
Cunegonde's kidnapping
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a story of religious conflict in the Age of Enlightenment
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Benjamin J. Kaplan
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Language
eng
Summary
In a remote village on the Dutch-German border, a young Catholic woman named Cunegonde tries to kidnap a baby to prevent it from being baptized in a Protestant church. When she is arrested, fellow Catholics stage an armed raid to free her from detention. These dramatic events of 1762 triggered a cycle of violence, starting a kind of religious war in the village and its surrounding region. Contradicting our current understanding, this war erupted at the height of the Age of Enlightenment, famous for its religious toleration.0This book tells in vivid detail the story of this hitherto unknown conflict. Drawing characters, scenes, and dialogue straight from a body of exceptional primary sources, it is the first microhistorical study of religious conflict and toleration in early modern Europe. In it, Benjamin J. Kaplan explores the dilemmas of interfaith marriage and the special character of religious life in a borderland, where religious dissenters enjoy unique freedoms. He also challenges assumptions about the impact of Enlightenment thought and suggests that, on a popular level, some parts of eighteenth-century Europe may not have witnessed a "rise of toleration."--
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Kaplan, Benjamin J
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  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history
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  • Catholic Church
  • Interfaith marriage
  • Kidnapping
  • Reformed Church
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Cunegonde's kidnapping : a story of religious conflict in the Age of Enlightenment, Benjamin J. Kaplan
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Between them sleeps the Devil -- Baptism is baptism -- On this soil -- Flouting authority -- Beggar dogs -- Reprisals -- A moral certainty? -- Their high and mighty lordships -- Afterlives
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ocn875644438
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvii, 290 pages
Isbn
9780300187366
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)875644438
Label
Cunegonde's kidnapping : a story of religious conflict in the Age of Enlightenment, Benjamin J. Kaplan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Between them sleeps the Devil -- Baptism is baptism -- On this soil -- Flouting authority -- Beggar dogs -- Reprisals -- A moral certainty? -- Their high and mighty lordships -- Afterlives
Control code
ocn875644438
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvii, 290 pages
Isbn
9780300187366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)875644438

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