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Cranz, David 1723-1777

Overview
Works: 139 works in 574 publications in 5 languages and 2,680 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: BX8565, 284.609
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Cranz
Alte und Neue Brüder-Historie; oder, kurz gefasste Geschichte der Evangelischen Brüder-Unität by David Cranz( Book )

67 editions published between 1771 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Greenland : including an account of the mission carried on by the United Brethren in that country by David Cranz( Book )

31 editions published between 1820 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1759, David Crantz (or Cranz) was sent to Greenland for a year by the Moravian Church. Writing in German, Crantz (1723-77) published in 1765 his detailed observations on the country, its people and their way of life, including a history of the Moravian mission there. This English translation appeared in two volumes in 1820, prepared by staff at the Fulneck School in West Yorkshire, where a Moravian community existed. The text is illustrated with several engravings that depict landscapes as well as kayaks, weapons and tools used by
Nördlich von Europa : Reisen deutschsprachiger Forscher nach Grönland, Spitzbergen und anderen Inseln der Arktis in den Jahren zwischen 1760 und 1912 by David Cranz( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in German and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historie der Böhmischen Emigration : eine historisch-kritische Edition by David Cranz( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Cranz (1723-1777) erlangte mit seinen Schriften zur Geschichte der Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine Berühmtheit. In den späten 1760er Jahren war er Prediger böhmischer Konfessionsmigranten in Berlin-Rixdorf, die sich dort zu einer evangelischen Glaubensgemeinschaft zusammengefunden hatten. In dieser Position beschrieb er mit der Historie der Böhmischen Emigration die Genese, Struktur und religiöse Entwicklung der Gemeinde. Das umfangreiche Manuskript war dem innergemeinschaftlichen Gebrauch vorbehalten und blieb daher unveröffentlicht. Die historisch-kritische Edition von Matthias Noller macht d
Historie von Grönland by David Cranz( Book )

11 editions published in 1995 in German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historie von Grönland by David Cranz( Book )

7 editions published between 1765 and 1995 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Äldre och nyare Brödra-historien, eller, Kort berättelse om evangeliska Brödra-Uniteten i forn-tiden, och förnämligast i förewarande arahundrad by David Cranz( Book )

7 editions published between 1772 and 1994 in Swedish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
auteur impartial, ami de la vérité Un 1723-1777

Crantz, David

Crantz, David 1723-1777

Cranz, D. 1723-1777

David Crantz botanist (1723-1777)

David Cranz botanist (1723-1777)

David Cranz Duits theoloog (1723-1777)

David Cranz German theologian

David Cranz Missionar und Geschichtsschreiber

Einer ihrer christlich unpartheiischen Freunde 1723-1777

Kranz, David 1723-1777

Languages
German (109)

English (59)

Swedish (24)

Dutch (6)

Danish (3)