Dirk Brietzke

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Dirk Brietzke (* 1964 in Geesthacht ) is a German historian .


Dirk Brietzke was trained by Arno Herzig at the University of Hamburg in 1996 with a socio-historical study on “Work discipline and poverty in the early modern period. The breeding and workhouses in the Hanseatic cities of Bremen, Hamburg and Lübeck and the enforcement of civil work ethic in the 17th and 18th centuries "zum Dr. phil. PhD. He then worked for museums and newspapers and as a lecturer for publishers. In 2000 he received a position as a research assistant at the Hamburg History Department at the Department of History at Hamburg University.

Brietzke publishes in particular on Hamburg's history of culture, social affairs and the history of the region. He is particularly concerned with social discipline and the history of the poor. Together with Franklin Kopitzsch , he published the Hamburg biography from 2001 to 2012 , which as of 2016 comprised six volumes and for which he wrote several personal entries. Further articles can be found in the Hamburg Lexicon .

Brietzke edits the journal of the Association for Hamburg History , of which he is deputy chairman.

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Individual evidence

  1. a b Hamburg biography . Volume 6, Wallstein, Göttingen 2012, ISBN 978-3-8353-1025-4 , blurb and list of authors
  2. ^ Franklin Kopitzsch , Daniel Tilgner (ed.): Hamburg Lexikon. 4th, updated and expanded special edition. Ellert & Richter, Hamburg 2010, ISBN 978-3-8319-0373-3 , p. 890.
  3. ^ The Board of Directors of the Association for Hamburg History. Accessed on October 27, 2016.