On the Development of a Political Public in Switzerland. The Members and Guests of the Helvetian Society

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • de Capitani, Francois (Historisches Institut, Universität Bern)
Publication Date
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    The constituting of a political public in the time prior to the French Revolution in Switzerland with the example of the Helvetian Society; alphabetical and referenced investigation of members and guests. Topics: Name, place of origin, religious denomination, presence at meetings, year of joining as member, year of birth, year of death, number of visits, status, occupation, political career, education and studies, artistic activity.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1761 / 1796
Geographic Coverage
  • Switzerland (CH)
Sampled Universe
Members and guests of the Helvetian Society
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Sources: participant lists of the "negotiations of the Helvetian Society"
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2900
    Number of Variables: 16
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8018 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • de Capitani, Francois: Zum Entstehen einer politischen Öffentlichkeit in der Schweiz: Die Mitglieder und Gäste der Helvetischen Gesellschaft 1761-1796. Bern: Universität, Philosophisch-Historische Fak., Diss., 1980.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23