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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Walter Horace Bruford
|Notes:||Originally published in 1935.|
|Description:||xii, 354 pages ; 21 cm|
|Contents:||pt. 1. Political structure and system of government: "Kleinstaaterei". Benevolent despotism --
pt. 2. The old order of society : nobility and peasantry: The nobility in general. Courts and courtiers. The agrarian economy. The peasant. The country gentleman --
pt. 3. The new order of society : the middle class: Retrospect. German trade and industry in the eighteenth century and its chief centres. Municipal government and the structure of town society. Architecture of the towns ; private life, outlook and education of the townsman. The professional class --
pt. 4. The prfession of letters. The influence of political, economic and social factors on literature --
Appendix I. German money and its value in the eighteenth century : weights and measures --
Appendix II. Statistical survey of the German states before the Napoleonic Wars, their size and revenues.
|Responsibility:||by W.H. Bruford.|
- Germany -- Social life and customs.
- Germany -- History -- 18th century.
- Germany -- Politics and government -- 18th century.
- Germany -- Economic conditions.
- German literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
- Economic history.
- German literature.
- Manners and customs.
- Politics and government