From the Inside Flap
"A superb synthesis of popular politics in early modern western and central Europe. . . . Te Brake has cut across the barriers to find common properties and principles of variation in the politics of ordinary people."--Charles Tilly, Columbia University
About the Author
Wayne te Brake, Professor of History at Purchase College, State University of New York, is author of Regents and Rebels: The Revolutionary World of an Eighteenth-Century Dutch City (1989), and coeditor of Challenging Authority: The Historical Study of Contentious Politics (1998).