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Frederick D. Marquardt

Frederick D. Marquardt

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Frederick D. Marquardt

Assistant Professor Emeritus, History Department

Maxwell Professor of Teaching Excellence

Highest degree earned

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1973


German social history

Research Grant Awards and Projects

A sprawling essay/article tentatively titled “Luther, Authority, the Peasants’ War, and Luther’s Catechisms:  An Authoritarian Turn?”

A book length study tentatively titled “Luther, Authority, and the Germans:  Society and Politics in Lutheran Catechism Instruction in Church and School in Prussia, 1730-1848”


“God, Christ, and Serfdom:  Christian Egalitarianism in the Twelve Articles of the Upper Swabian Peasants (1525),” Archiv für Reformationsgeschichte/Archive for Reformation History, vol. 107 (2016), pp. 35-60

“‘Schaffe, schaffe, Häusle baue’:  Hans Medick, the Swabians, and Modernity: Review Article,” Journal of Social History, vol. 32 (1998), pp. 197-205

“Sozialer Aufstieg, sozialer Abstieg und die Entstehung der Berliner Arbeiterklasse, 1806-1848,” in Soziale Mobilität seit der Industrialisierung, ed. Hartmut Kaelble  (Königstein/Taunus 1979), pp. 127-158.  Shorter original version in Geschichte und Gesellschaft, vol. 1 (1975), pp. 43-77

“A Working Class in Berlin in the 1840s?” in Sozialgeschichte Heute. Festschrift für Hans Rosenberg, ed. Hans-Ulrich Wehler (Göttingen 1974), pp. 191-210

“Pauperism in Germany during the Vormärz,” Central European History, vol. 2 (1969), pp. 77-88

Book reviews in International Labor and Working Class History, Journal of Interdisciplinary History, Journal of Modern History, Journal of Social History