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Author Monson, Craig (Craig A.), author
Title Habitual offenders : a true tale of nuns, prostitutes, and murderers in seventeenth-century Italy / Craig A. Monson
Imprint Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2016
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  HV6535.I83 B693 2016    AVAILABLE    30530001271931
Descript xvii, 333 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Bologna. Airing dirty linen ; A tale of two sisters ; The soldier of misfortune and the tailor's son ; A grave mistake ; Pas devant les domestiques ; Novus homo ; Light at the top of the stairs -- Rome. Dragnet ; Cat and mouse games ; Home court advantage -- Bologna. "In this town they're all malicious liars!" ; "I don't know this Suor Laura Vittoria!" ; "Se sarà fatto pamphilio / I Barberini Andrano in Esilio" ; "A few days in jail for love of me" ; Return to the scene of the crime ; "A gentleman never tells" ; Unfinished business
Subject Murder -- Italy -- History -- 17th century
Nuns -- Crimes against -- Italy -- Bologna
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Italy -- History -- 17th century
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