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Geremek, Bronisław

Works: 433 works in 1,009 publications in 9 languages and 6,857 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Sources 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Interviewee, Publishing director, Contributor, Director, Honoree, Other, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Redactor, Translator
Classifications: HC240.9.P6, 362.5094
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Most widely held works by Bronisław Geremek
Threats to democracy : prevention and response : report of an independent task force by Madeleine Korbel Albright( )

13 editions published in 2003 in English and Swedish and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Threats to democracy: prevention and response / 2003
Poverty : a history by Bronisław Geremek( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rich and those in authority in church and state have, over the centuries, expressed mixed feelings about the poor, have oscillated between pity and fear, compassion and revulsion. Why this should have been so, the effects it had on private and public actions, and the changing nature and origins of the poor themselves form the subject of this book. A great sweep of time is covered, from the first millennium to the present day. Even in the Middle Ages, there was little sentimentality about the poor. But with the economic crises that afflicted Europe in the sixteenth century, mass poverty came to be seen as harmful, dangerous and a source of instability. The scale of poverty was increasing; the gap between rich and poor had become more manifest. It is here, Professor Geremek shows, that the utopian ideals of socialism were born. This book shows how central the role of poverty has been throughout the history of Europe. It casts a fresh and revealing perspective on the actions of individuals, groups and nations, and on the underlying nature of the greatest social changes the continent has experienced. -- From publisher's description
The margins of society in late medieval Paris by Bronisław Geremek( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book discusses the 'marginal' people of late medieval Paris, the large and shifting group of men and women who existed on the margins of conventional organized society. Professor Geremek examines the various groups which made up the marginal world - beggars, prostitutes, procuresses and pimps, petty criminals, casual workers and the unemployed - their haunts in and around Paris, their way of life, and their relation to 'normal' society. Professor Geremek has made with this book a major contribution to the study of late medieval society which illuminates the little-known area of the medieval underworld in a fascinating and very accessible manner. Translated by Jean Birrell from the French edition of 1976, this edition includes a new introduction by Jean-Claude Schmitt, which offers a frank appraisal of the author's life and career to date.--
Les Marginaux parisiens aux XIVe et XVe siècles by Bronisław Geremek( Book )

29 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in French and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Etude sur les formes de marginalité dans le Paris du XVe siècle, et sur l'arsenal répressif de la criminalité et des asociaux
The common roots of Europe by Bronisław Geremek( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and Italian and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bronislaw Geremek is one of the foremost social historians in Europe today. In this important and wide-ranging book, he explores the emergence of the idea of Europe and its transformation over time. He discusses unity, variety and collective identity in medieval Europe, social and economic structures in East and West, and the continuity and change in European identity in the intervening centuries. The book will be welcomed by students and researchers in medieval history, European Studies, and by anyone interested in the social and cultural history of Europe
Le salariat dans l'artisanat parisien aux XIIIe-XVe siècles. Étude sur le marché de la main-d'œuvre au moyen age by Bronisław Geremek( Book )

46 editions published between 1962 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La potence ou la pitié : l'Europe et les pauvres du Moyen Âge à nos jours by Bronisław Geremek( Book )

23 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in French and Spanish and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La pauvreté, valeur spirituelle et déchéance matérielle, a toujours inspiré des sentiments contradictoires. De la part des individus, compassion et répulsion. De la part des autorités et des pouvoirs publics, institutions de secours et institutions de répression : la pitié, ou la potence. L'un des mérites inégalés de cette synthèse, fondée sur une longue familiarité des archives et des langues, est d'envisager l'attitude à l'égard des pauvres dans toute l'épaisseur de ses multiples implications, religieuses, économiques, juridiques, sociales et mentales. De l'étudier dans toute son extension géographique, de Rome où les papes des temps classiques ont souvent tenté d'enfermer les mendiants jusqu'aux workhouses d'Angleterre en passant par l'hôpital général du ±grand renfermement¿. De le décrire dans toute sa durée, depuis les mendiants de l'Occident chrétien jusqu'aux laissés-pour-compte de nos sociétés d'abondance.--
The Idea of a civil society by Bronisław Geremek( Book )

8 editions published in 1992 in English and Italian and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geschichte der Armut : Elend und Barmherzigkeit in Europa by Bronisław Geremek( Book )

23 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in German and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truands et misérables dans l'Europe moderne (1350-1600) : inutiles au monde by Bronisław Geremek( Book )

26 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in French and Italian and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les fils de Caïn : l'image des pauvres et des vagabonds dans la littérature européenne du XVe et XVIIe siècle by Bronisław Geremek( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in French and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passions communes : entretiens avec Philippe Sainteny by Georges Duby( Book )

12 editions published in 1992 in French and Undetermined and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La pietà e la forca : storia della miseria e della carità in Europa by Bronisław Geremek( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in Italian and English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minorités et droits de l'homme, l'Europe et son double by Fabienne Rousso-Lenoir( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in French and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inutiles au monde : Truands et miserables dans l'Europe moderne : 1350-1600 by Bronisław Geremek( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in French and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poland at the 14th International Congress of Historical Sciences in San Francisco : studies in comparative history by Instytut Historii (Polska Akademia Nauk)( Book )

13 editions published in 1975 in 4 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Im Herzen Europas : Geschichte Polens by Norman Davies( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in German and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wohin steuert Europa? : ein Streitgespräch by Ralf Dahrendorf( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in German and English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visions d'Europe by Bronisław Geremek( Book )

9 editions published in 2007 in French and English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La democracia en Europa by Ralf Dahrendorf( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Threats to democracy : prevention and response : report of an independent task force
Poverty : a historyThe margins of society in late medieval ParisThe common roots of Europe
Alternative Names
Broņislavs Geremeks

Bronisław Geremek historien médiéviste et homme politique polonais

Bronisław Geremek Polish social historian and politician

Bronisław Geremek político polaco

Bronisław Geremek politico, storico e saggista polacco

Bronisław Geremek polnischer Historiker und Politiker, MdEP

Bronisław Geremek polski historyk i polityk

Bronisław Geremek polský politik a historik

Bronisław Geremek Pools politicus


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Geremek, Bonisław 1932-2008

Geremek, Bronislaw.

Geremek, Bronislaw 1932-2008

Geremkow, Bronisławow, 1932-2008

Lewartow, Bronisław 1932-2008

Lewertow, Benjamin.

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Бронислав Геремек

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ברוניסלב גרמק

برونیسواف گرمک سیاست‌مدار و دیپلمات لهستانی

게레멕, 브로니슬라프 1932-

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