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Author Koskinen, Ulla.

Title Aggressive and Violent Peasant Elites in the Nordic Countries, C. 1500-1700.

Published [Place of publication not identified] : Springer Science and Business Media : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.


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Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Springer English/International eBooks 2016 - Full Set
Contents Preface; Contents; Notes on Contributors; List of Figures and Map; List of Tables; Chapter 1: The Story of Aggressive and Violent Peasant Elites in the North; Peasants in Northern Europe; Peasant Elites, Elite Peasants; Northern Peasant Elites in the Era of State-Building; Aggression and Violence Within Local Communities and the State; Notes; Part I: Confronting the Authorities with Violence; Chapter 2: Peasants and the Political Culture in Norway (c. 1400-1700); Popular Political Violence in Previous Research; Feuding and Riots; The Uprisings in 1436-1438
The Struggle for the Norwegian Throne (1448-1450)The Uprisings of 1496-1508; From Feud to Total Obedience; From Aristocratic Rebellions to Peasant Riots; The Severe Penalty Regime and Violence; Uprisings Between 1570 and 1611; The Survival of Resistance and Violence; Notes; Chapter 3: Did the Rich Lead the Poor to Rebel in the Finnish Peasant Revolts of the 15th-17th -Centuries?; The Rich and the Poor in Finland; Crazy David of Upper Satakunta (1438); Disobedience in Lappee (1551-1553); The Club War of Ostrobothnia (1595-1596); Proprietary Rights in Seventeenth Century Elimäki
Tax Farmers at the End of the Seventeenth CenturyThe Great Famine 1696-1697; Did the Rich Lead the Poor to Revolt?; Notes; Part II: Aggressive Transactions with the Authorities; Chapter 4: What Kind of Interaction Was There Between Norwegian Peasants and Danish Authorities in the Period Between the Nordic Seven Years' War (1563-1570) and the 1640s?; Fashionable Ideas; The Interactionist Interpretation; Danish Rule in Norway; Peasants?; Nordic Exceptionalism and Norway; Catholic Peasants Against Lutheran Rulers; Conflicts About Taxes; Methods of Tax Opposition; Opposition to Conscription
Powerless Peasants in High PoliticsNotes; Chapter 5: A State of Aggression? Swedish Peasant Elites and the Art of Bargaining During the Nordic Seven Years' War (1563-70); Introduction: Conscriptions, Uprisings and the Early Modern State in Sweden; The Swedish State and the Peasant Elites: Empowering Interactions?; Sweden and the Nordic Seven Years' War; Mobilisation and Mutiny: The Winter Campaign of 1564; A Suspended War Expedition in the Summer of 1564; Repression and Recognition; Violence and Peasant Politics During the Nordic Seven Years' War; Notes
Chapter 6: The Lost Political UprisingsA Theoretical Framework: Barrington Moore Jr; A Swedish History of Riots; Some Early Explanations for Why Regional Uprisings Stopped; What the Sources Tell Us About the Uprisings from 1600 to 1653; A Political Strategy That Went Out of Fashion; The Uprisings of the Poor and Alienated; The Bargaining State; Notes; Part III: Conflicts within the Communities; Chapter 7: Violence and the Peasant Elite in Lower Satakunta (1550-1680); Fiery Farmers?; The Farming Elite of Lower Satakunta Under the Microscope; Violence and Economic Matters
Other author SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319406886