The Faithful Executioner

Author: Joel F. Harrington
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0809049937
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The biography of an ordinary man struggling for his soul, this groundbreaking book also offers an unparalleled panoramic view of Europe on the cusp of modernity, a society riven by violent conflict at all levels and encumbered by paranoia, ...

The Faithful Executioner

Author: Joel F. Harrington
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448129370
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The Faithful Executioner is the biography of an ordinary man struggling to overcome an unjust family curse; it is also a remarkable panorama of a Europe poised on the cusp of modernity, a world with startling parallels to our own. ‘A ...

The Faithful Executioner

Author: Joel F. Harrington
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0809049929
Size: 19.56 MB
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Offering an unrivaled view of Europe on the cusp of modernity, this fascinating biography of an ordinary man struggling for his soul documents the life of a 16th-century executioner, who, deemed an official outcast, sought to prove himself ...

The Executioner S Journal

Author: Joel F. Harrington
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 0813938716
Size: 25.21 MB
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The remarkable number of victims, as well as the officially sanctioned context in which they suffered at Schmidt’s hands, was the story of Joel Harrington’s much-discussed book The Faithful Executioner.

Early Modern Europe 1450 1789

Author: Merry E. Wiesner
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107031060
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"The title of this book, and perhaps also of the course for which you are reading it, is Early Modern Europe.

The Return Of Hans Staden

Author: Eve M. Duffy
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421404214
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An artful and accessible interpretation, The Return of Hans Staden takes a text best known for its sensational tale of cannibalism and shows how it can be reinterpreted as a window into the precariousness of lives on both sides of early ...

A Hangman S Diary

Author: Franz Schmidt
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1629149764
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From 1573 to 1617, Master Franz Schmidt was the executioner for the towns of Bamberg and Nuremberg.

Bacchus And Civic Order

Author: B. Ann Tlusty
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 0813920442
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In Bacchus and Civic Order: The Culture of Drink in Early Modern Germany, Ann Tlusty examines the social and cultural functions served by drinking and tavern life in Germany between 1500 and 1700, and challenges existing theories about ...

Introduction To Consciousness

Author: Arne Dietrich
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 1137041765
Size: 71.41 MB
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This new textbook, written in a lucid and catchy style, draws on all major disciplines that make up the study of consciousness - neuroscience, cognitive science, psychology, and philosophy.

On Assistance To The Poor

Author: Juan Luis Vives
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802082893
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Sixteenth-century humanist Juan Luis Vives sought to find ways to alleviate the sufferings of the poor of Bruges, dealing with problems and presenting solutions that sound remarkably familiar to twentieth-century urban ears.