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The Crimes of Women in Early Modern Germany

Ulinka Rublack

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208860
eISBN:
9780191678165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208860.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book studies ‘deviant’ women. It presents an account of how women were prosecuted for theft, infanticide, and sexual crimes in early modern Germany, and challenges the assumption that women were ... More


A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany

Aya Elyada

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781930
eISBN:
9780804782821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781930.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book explores the unique phenomenon of Christian engagement with Yiddish language and literature from the beginning of the sixteenth century to the late eighteenth century. By analyzing the ... More


Conclusion

Alison Rowlands

in Witchcraft Narratives in Germany: Rothenburg, 1561-1652

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719052590
eISBN:
9781781700167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052590.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Rothenburg evidence suggests that those areas most likely to be characterized by a restrained pattern of witch-trials in early modern Germany were those in which a significant majority of the ... More


The Unwanted Child: The Fate of Foundlings, Orphans, and Juvenile Criminals in Early Modern Germany

Joel F. Harrington

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226317274
eISBN:
9780226317298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317298.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The baby abandoned on the doorstep is a phenomenon that has virtually disappeared from our experience, but in the early modern world, unwanted children were a very real problem for parents, ... More


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