By Ulla Koskinen
This e-book investigates the varieties that the aggression and violence of peasant elites may take up early glossy Fennoscandia, and their function inside of society. The members spotlight the social stratification, internal divisions, contradictions and conflicts of the peasant groups, but in addition concentrate on the elite as leaders of resistance opposed to the gurus. With the formation of extra centralised states, the elites’ prestige and room for enterprise lowered, yet nearby and temporal diversifications have been nice during this quite drawn-out procedure, and there nonetheless remained a number of beneficial contexts for his or her company. even supposing the peasant elite was once no longer a homogenous entity, the chapters during this assortment current us one uniting characteristic – the peasant elites’ tendency to claim themselves with an lively and competitive corporation, no matter if this ended in very assorted outcomes.
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Aggressive and Violent Peasant Elites in the Nordic Countries, C. 1500-1700 by Ulla Koskinen