The Feud in Early Modern Germany

The Feud in Early Modern Germany The practice of feuding amongst noblemen and princes represented a substantial threat to law and order yet it was widely accepted and deeply embedded in late medieval and early modern German society

  • Title: The Feud in Early Modern Germany
  • Author: Hillay Zmora
  • ISBN: 9780521112512
  • Page: 113
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The practice of feuding amongst noblemen and princes represented a substantial threat to law and order, yet it was widely accepted and deeply embedded in late medieval and early modern German society Hillay Zmora offers a new interpretation of this violent social practice, which has long confounded historians and social scientists His ground breaking study explains feudThe practice of feuding amongst noblemen and princes represented a substantial threat to law and order, yet it was widely accepted and deeply embedded in late medieval and early modern German society Hillay Zmora offers a new interpretation of this violent social practice, which has long confounded historians and social scientists His ground breaking study explains feud violence in its social context, demonstrating that, paradoxically, nobles feuded mostly not against strangers but with neighbours, relatives and their feudal lords Focusing on the ambivalent relationships and symbolic communication between nobles, this study explores how values, norms and moral sentiments linked to reciprocity provided the most powerful incentives to engage in violent conflict It will be essential reading for historians, anthropologists, psychologists and anyone who seeks to understand the link between culture, moral systems and endemic violence.

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