Feeling Exclusion: Religious Conflict, Exile and Emotions in Early Modern Europe

Charles Zika (ed.), Giovanni TARANTINO (ed.)

Routledge - Taylor & Francis | Published : 2019


Between the late fifteenth and early eighteenth centuries an unprecedented number of people in Europe were forced to flee their native lands and live in a state of physical or internal exile as a result of religious conflict and upheaval. Drawing on new insights from history of emotions methodologies, Feeling Exclusion explores the complex relationships between communities in exile, the homelands from which they fled or were exiled, and those from whom they sought physical or psychological assistance. It examines the various coping strategies religious refugees developed to deal with their marginalization and exclusion, and investigates the strategies deployed in various media to generate fe..

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