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Mechanisms of Justice

Michael Ostling

in Between the Devil and the Host: Imagining Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587902
eISBN:
9780191731228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587902.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

What factors exacerbated witch-trials in Poland, and what factors tended to limit the number of trials? This chapter shows that the weak, decentralized Polish courts resulted in relatively few trials ... More


The Turbans of Liberty

Ian Coller

in Muslims and Citizens: Islam, Politics, and the French Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300243369
eISBN:
9780300249538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243369.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter investigates the wave of revolutionary universalism launched by a piece of revolutionary theater. This was symbolized by the turban, even as that universalism was riven from within by ... More


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