Members of the National Assembly in Frankfurt 1848-1849

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Best, Heinrich (Institut für angewandte Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • ZA:
    • Historical Social Research
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    Investigation on the connection between the character of the social system and the type of power organization in Germany in the middle of the 19th century depicted through the structure and behavior of leading parliamentary groups. Topics: a) Collective biography (information on title, education or occupational training, functions of the provisional central power, political functions, seats in state parliaments, membership in clubs or organizations, political protest and persecution, emigration, professional career). b) Time framework for the biographies. c) Supplementary information on career patterns. d) Roll-call votes. e) Random sampling of the roll-call votes with estimates for missing values.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1848 / 1849
Geographic Coverage
  • Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
    German Alliance (in the borders of 1848)
Sampled Universe
All 809 members of the National Assembly in Frankfurt
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Sources: Files and content analysis of biographical lexicons, of parliamentary handbooks, minutes of parliament and other archive material.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 809
    Number of Variables: 1066
See also ZA Study No. 8004: Members of the Assemblee Nationale Constituante 1848-1849.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8003 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Best, Heinrich: Die Männer von Bildung und Besitz: Struktur und Handeln parlamentarischer Führungsgruppen in Deutschland und Frankreich 1848/49 Düsseldorf: Droste 1990.
  • Best, Heinrich: Computing the Unmeasurable: Estimating Missing Values in Legislative Roll-Call Analysis. In: Denley, Peter et al. (Hrsg.) History and Computing, Bd. 2. Manchester: Manchester University Press 1989, S. 104-116.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23