Mixed Matches [electronic resource] : Trangressive Unions in Germany from the Reformation to the Enlightenment.

The significant changes in early modern German marriage practices included many unions that violated some taboo. That taboo could be theological and involve the marriage of monks and nuns, or refer to social misalliances as when commoners and princes (or princesses) wed. Equally transgressive were u...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Luebke, David M.
Other Authors: Lindemann, Mary
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Berghahn Books, 2014.
Series:Spektrum (New York, N.Y.)
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Summary:The significant changes in early modern German marriage practices included many unions that violated some taboo. That taboo could be theological and involve the marriage of monks and nuns, or refer to social misalliances as when commoners and princes (or princesses) wed. Equally transgressive were unions that crossed religious boundaries, such as marriages between Catholics and Protestants, those that violated ethnic or racial barriers, and those that broke kin-related rules. Taking as a point of departure Martin Luther's redefinition of marriage, the contributors to this volume spin out th.
Physical Description:1 online resource (252 pages).
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781782384106
1782384103
9781782384090
178238409X