Seeing Justice Done

Author: Paul Friedland
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199592691
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Paul Friedland explores why spectacles of public execution were staged, as well as why thousands of spectators came to watch them.

Sanctuary And Crime In The Middle Ages 400 1500

Author: Karl Shoemaker
Publisher: Fordham Univ Press
ISBN: 0823232689
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Contrary to the conclusions of the relatively scant literature on the topic, Sanctuary and Crime in the Middle Ages, 400-1500 argues that the practice of sanctuary was not simply an instrumental device intended as a response to weak and ...

Crime And Punishment In Istanbul

Author: Fariba Zarinebaf
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520947568
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Fariba Zarinebaf maps the history of crime and punishment in Istanbul over more than one hundred years, considering transgressions such as riots, prostitution, theft, and murder and at the same time tracing how the state controlled and ...

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.

Crime And Punishment

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Publisher: Longman
ISBN: 9781405882620
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Surely the murder of one worthless old woman would be excused, even approved of, if it made possible a thousand good deeds? But this crime is just the beginning of the story.

Crime And Punishment In Early Modern Europe

Author: Michael R. Weisser
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2. L. Martines, ed., Violence and Civil Disorder in Italian Cities, 1200-1500 (
Berkeley, 1972), and M.-T. Lorcin, 'Les paysans et la justice dans la region
Lyonnaise aux XI Ve et XVe siecles,' Moyen Age, LXXIV, 2 (1968), pp. 269-300.
Further Reading There is a wealth of literature covering economic and social
developments during the Middle Ages. Some of the best general works are : H.
Pirenne, Economic and Social History of Medieval Europe (London, 1936); M.
Bloch, French Rural ...

Why The Middle Ages Matter

Author: Celia Chazelle
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113663648X
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Medieval Light on Modern Injustice Celia Chazelle, Simon Doubleday, Felice
Lifshitz, Amy G. Remensnyder. 1. CRIME. AND. PUNISHMENT. Penalizing.
without. prisons. Celia. Chazelle. With an incarcerated population of over 2.3
million, the US has more people and a higher percentage of its population
behind bars than any other country.1 If we add ... Since then, crime rates have
fluctuated and are now roughly where they were in 1973, yet our prison
population has steadily grown.

Discourses And Narrations In The Biosciences

Author: Brian Hurwitz
Publisher: V&R unipress GmbH
ISBN: 3899718313
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Maurizio Ascari 'Disease is a crime; and crime a disease now unknown':
Changing Views of Crime in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-century Culture This
paper highlights a dramatic change that took place in the conceptualisation of
crime during the course of the modern age due to the shift from a worldview that
pivoted on religion to one that has been increasingly informed by scientific
thought.1 The association between crime and sin, prevalent in the medieval and
early-modern ages, ...

A History Of Continental Criminal Law

Author: Ludwig von Bar
Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
ISBN: 1584770139
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to the early conditions no longer prevalent ; the new order of things forms in its
turn a transition to the system of later legislation. A leading work on the ... It must
be acknowledged that, when the historic age commences, faint traces are
already found of a law for the punishment of crimes in its modern sense. Crime in
modern ... law and order. But the sole concern in the early ages was the
individual's injury ; it was left to the injured party himself to procure reparation,
both for the outward ...