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Gunpowder, masculinity, and warfare in German texts, 1400-1700, Patrick Brugh

Summary
How gunpowder technology exploded heroes, heroics, and war stories from 1400 to 1700, and how German writers tried to glue them back together.--, Provided by publisher
Table of contents
A tale of two suits of armor -- Of Hussites and haystacks, of questions and cannons -- Textbook war : the genealogy of Kriegsbücher -- Gunpowder dilemmas and loaded peace in Fronsperger's Kriegsbuch -- Depicting gunpowder in German military broadsheets (1630-32) -- Gustav Adolf's gunpowder demise -- The aesthetics of gunpowder in seventeenth-century German war novels -- Cavalier endings in Happel's Der insulanische Mandorell (1682)
Language
eng
Literary form
non fiction
Physical description
1 online resource (xv, 255 pages), digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Form of item
online
ISBN
9781787446083

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