LAY CULTURE, LEARNED CULTURE, BOOKS AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN STRASBOURG, 1480-1599. Miriam Usher Chrisman.

LAY CULTURE, LEARNED CULTURE, BOOKS AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN STRASBOURG, 1480-1599.

  • New Haven: Yale University Press, (1982).
  • 8vo.
  • cloth, dust jacket.
  • xxx, 401+(1) pages
  • ISBN: 0300025300

Price: $22.50  other currencies

Order Nr. 62396

First edition. Analysis of the surviving books published in Strasbourg during the Reformation era, revealing a clear split between vernacular works of the lay culture and books for the learned written in Latin. Chapters on The Book Trade, Clerical Dominance, Forces for Change, Lay Ascendance., and The Struggle for Religious and Academic Orthodoxy. Illustrations, figures, tables, bibliography and index. Ink ownership inscription in corner of front free endpaper.