Social Protest in Germany in the 19th Century

Tilly, Richard H. (Institut für Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte, Universität Münster)
a) Recording and quantitative investigation of violent protest actions; b) Correlation of the results with socioeconomic parameters (price development, degree of industrialization and urbanization). Topics: a) place of protest (city, district, administrative district) source a...
published 1990, Version 1.0.0
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Resource Type

Dataset : Survey and aggregate data

Version

1.0.0

Language of Resource

German

Title

Social Protest in Germany in the 19th Century

Creator

Tilly, Richard H. (Institut für Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte, Universität Münster)

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Publication Date

1990

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Methods

Sample

Sampled Universe
Violent protest actions in Germany (number of participants at least 20 persons, use of physical violence)
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census

Collection Mode

  • Sources: a) Systematic evaluation of contemporary newspapers (Augsburger Allgemeine, Koelnische Zeitung, Frankfurter Journal and Frankfurter Zeitung); b) secondary analyses (statistics yearbooks; data set ´Bevoelkerungsentwicklung und Wirtschaftswachstum in Preussen 1816-1914´, see ZA-study 8049).

DataSets and Files

  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 986
    Number of Variables: 52

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Description

  • Abstract

    a) Recording and quantitative investigation of violent protest actions; b) Correlation of the results with socioeconomic parameters (price development, degree of industrialization and urbanization). Topics: a) place of protest (city, district, administrative district) source and frequency of reporting, start and length of protest, magnitude of protest territory affected and object of attack, magnitude of counteraction, number of injured/dead/arrested/accused/convicted, type of property damage, type and composition of protest formation and counteraction, armament, construction of barricades, type of symbols, triggering factors, government reaction, immediate consequences; b) Time series: population development according to cities 1816-1905 in 3-year intervals; degree of urbanization and industrialization according to administrative districts 1816-1910.

Coverage

Temporal Coverage

  • 1816 / 1910

Geographic Coverage

  • Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)

Relations

Alternative Identifiers

  • ZA8040 (Type: ZA-No.)

Publications

  • Tilly, Richard H.: Kapital, Staat und sozialer Protest in der deutschen Industrialisierung. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1980. (Kritische Studien zur Geschichtswissenschaft; Bd. 41).

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