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Author Hanawalt, Barbara A
Title Medieval Crime and Social Control
Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1998
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Descript 1 online resource (277 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
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Series Medieval Cultures
Medieval Cultures
Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. Fear of Crime in Late Medieval France -- 2. Needful Things -- 3. In Defense of Revenge -- 4. "The Doom of Resoun": Accommodating Lay Interpretation in Late Medieval England -- 5. Chaucer's Hard Cases -- 6. The "Unfaithful Wife" in Medieval Spanish Literature and Law -- 7. The Rights of Medieval English Women: Crime and the Issue of Representation -- 8. Violence against Women in Fifteenth-Century France and the Burgundian State -- 9. The Host, the Law, and the Ambiguous Space of Medieval London Taverns -- 10. Slaughter and Romance: Hunting Reserves in Late Medieval England -- Contributors -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Crime is a matter of interpretation, especially in the Middle Ages, when societies faced with new ideas and pressures were continually forced to rethink what a crime was-and what was a crime. These essays reveal how various forces in medieval society interacted and competed in interpreting and influencing mechanisms for social control
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hanawalt, Barbara A. Medieval Crime and Social Control Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press,c1998 9780816631681
Subject Crime -- Europe -- History.;Social control -- Europe -- History.;Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500
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Alt Author Wallace, David
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