Alexander Schunka's research while affiliated with Universität Erfurt and other places

Publications (4)

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Protestant Cosmopolitanism and Diplomatic Culture: Brandenburg-Swedish Relations in the Seventeenth Century. By Daniel Riches. Leiden: Brill, 2013. Pp. x + 332. Cloth $182.00. ISBN 978-9004240797. - Volume 48 Issue 2 - Alexander Schunka
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Drawing upon Claude Lévi-Strauss, historian Peter Burke has described as ‘information’ “what is relatively ‘raw’ …, while ‘knowledge’ denotes what has been ‘cooked’, processed or systematized by thought.” This essay argues that cartographic commentaries provide an important link between ‘raw’ information as collected by geographers, cartographers o...
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Early modern fundraising journeys were an important tool for the economic and religious survival of minorities, as well as for the creation of transnational ties of communication and support. This essay addresses a fundraising journey of the Bohemian Unity of Brethren from Poland to Great Britain in 1715/17. Focusing on the diary of the fundraiser...
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Early modern fundraising journeys were an important tool for the economic and religious survival of minorities, as well as for the creation of transnational ties of communication and support. This essay addresses a fundraising journey of the Bohemian Unity of Brethren from Poland to Great Britain in 1715/17. Focusing on the diary of the fundraiser...