Urban Space In The Middle Ages And The Early Modern Age

Author: Albrecht Classen
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110223902
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38 The act of mutilating a foe as a form of vengeance can be found in several
medieval records.39 Perhaps the best known example is the story of Peter
Abelard, who was castrated by his lover Heloise's vengeful uncle who “cut off the
parts of my [Abelard's] body whereby I had committed the wrong of which they
complained.”40 The ... against the honor of an individual, both in criminal
punishments sanctioned by the municipal governments, and through duels
fought between rivals.

Punishment In America

Author: Cyndi Banks
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1851096760
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The punishment of transportation exiles a criminal from his own country and was
used in most ancient societies. Two factors influenced the use of transportation
as a criminal punishment in England in the early modern period: the end of the
practice of making criminals serve as galley slaves and the great increase in the
number of convicted criminals. In relation to galley slaves, it had been common
practice during the Middle Ages, and continuing into the time of Elizabeth I, ...

A History Of Murder

Author: Pieter Spierenburg
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745658636
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This book offers a fascinating and insightful overview of seven centuries of murder in Europe. It tells the story of the changing face of violence and documents the long-term decline in the incidence of homicide.

Gender In Late Medieval And Early Modern Europe

Author: Marianna Muravyeva
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113627538X
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The emphasis on differences has been largely based on the research of such topics as premarital sex, religious deviance, rape and violence; these are topics that were, in the early modern society, criminal or at least easily marginalizing.

The Oxford Handbook Of Gender Sex And Crime

Author: Rosemary Gartner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199397295
Size: 70.54 MB
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The most obvious source materials for historians in their investigations of past
versions of masculinity include records of the law, police, courts, and punishment
systems. In the modern period, crimes and trials are further illuminated by media
coverage that offers another source of material for historical analyses of gender
and crime. ... By the 1980s and 1990s, gender scholarship was clearly
established in the study of medieval, renaissance, and early modern history. In
1988 ...

Gendered Crime And Punishment

Author: Stacey Schlau
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004235876
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In Gendered Crime and Punishment, Stacey Schlau examines the trial records of several women accused before the Hispanic Inquisitions, in order to shed light not only on their words and actions, but also on the ideological underpinnings and ...

Criminal Justice

Author: Ian Marsh
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415333009
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Early history: before the 'Bloody Code' Thus punishment in the medieval and
early modern state was a direct function of concern by elites for political and
social stability. lt also represented a clear endorsement of the dominant religious
and political beliefs of the day. There were elements of a 'moral panic' in the
reactions of state authority to religious diversity in the period. Of course, there
were fundamental challenges to religious orthodoxy, and it is not the intention
here to relegate ...