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Sinful Sexualities

Ulinka Rublack

in The Crimes of Women in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208860
eISBN:
9780191678165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208860.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The chapter discusses in some detail the changes in legislation and legal practice in regard to fornication and premarital sex. It looks at the economic and social situation of those women who were ... More


Men

Scott K. Taylor

in Honor and Violence in Golden Age Spain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126853
eISBN:
9780300151695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126853.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter describes a belief contending that one's honor depends on the behavior of others. In a more general sense, wives and female kin had to maintain their sexual purity and even their ... More


Leaving Home

Nina Kushner

in Erotic Exchanges: The World of Elite Prostitution in Eighteenth-Century Paris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451560
eISBN:
9780801470691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451560.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter recounts the story of Anne Michelet, a dame entretenue. When she was fourteen years old, Anne Michelet traveled to Paris to find work, sharing a chambre garnie (furnished room) with a ... More


Infanticide

Nora E. Jaffary

in Reproduction and Its Discontents in Mexico: Childbirth and Contraception from 1750 to 1905

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469629391
eISBN:
9781469629421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629391.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter uses criminal cases, legal codes, and newspaper coverage to track Mexicans’ changing attitudes toward the crime of infanticide from the colonial period through the nineteenth century. ... More


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