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Figures of Authority

Contributions towards a Cultural History of Governance from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century

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Peter Becker and Rüdiger von Krosigk

Contents: Peter Becker/Rüdiger von Krosigk: New Perspectives on the History of Bureaucratic and Scientific Subjects – Erk Volkmar Heyen: Metaphern für «Ampts-Person» und «Ampts-Tugend» in lutherischen Regentenpredigten des späten 17. Jahrhunderts – Achim Landwehr: Welsch und wie er die Welt sah. Ein württembergischer Rentkammerrat und seine Wahrhafftige Reiß-Beschreibung – Miloš Vec: Weisheit, Klugheit, Recht. Zur Psychogenese und Soziogenese des frühmodernen Staates – Ben Kafka: Hunting the Plumed Mammal. The History of «Bureaucracy» in France, 1750-1850 – Kirsten Winther Jørgensen: Towards the Angels. British Zoology and the Persona Sapientis, ca. 1660-1800 – Florian Schui: French Figures of Authority in the Prussian Fiscal Administration, c. 1766-1786 – Carolina Castellano: From «Despots of the Tribunals» to «Notable Functionaries». The Judicial Function in the Kingdom of Naples from the Napoleonic Era to the Restoration – Rui Branco: Fieldwork, Map-making and State Formation. A Case Study in the History of Science and Administration – Rüdiger von Krosigk: Contentious Authority. Bureaucrats and Bezirksräte in the Grand Duchy of Baden, c. 1831-1884 – Moritz Föllmer: Senior Civil Servants and Nationalism in Germany, 1900-1933 – Magali Gravier: Professional Statute and Identity Type. A Sociological Reading of the Staff Regulation of the European Union’s Civil Servants.