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Problems of Enforcement and the Failure of Sumptuary Law

Catherine Kovesi Killerby

in Sumptuary Law in Italy 1200-1500

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247936
eISBN:
9780191714733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247936.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the provisions made for the enforcement of sumptuary law, the instances of prosecutions that have so far been discovered, and the possible reasons for the ultimate failure of ... More


Introduction

Catherine Kovesi Killerby

in Sumptuary Law in Italy 1200-1500

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247936
eISBN:
9780191714733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247936.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter aims to evaluate the nature of ‘sumptuary laws’ up to 1500 and thereby associate them to the circumstances, the framework of ideas, and the habit of mind that gave rise to them. It ... More


Sumptuary Law in Italy 1200-1500

Catherine Kovesi Killerby

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247936
eISBN:
9780191714733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247936.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The luxurious spending habits of Italians in the Renaissance are well known. The new luxury, however, was not greeted with universal approval, and chroniclers, poets, churchmen, and statesmen were ... More


The Church and Sumptuary Law

Catherine Kovesi Killerby

in Sumptuary Law in Italy 1200-1500

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247936
eISBN:
9780191714733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247936.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the existence of the conciliar pronouncement of the Council of Lyon in 1274, as well as the historians' interpretation of Malespini's evidence. It explains that whilst the ... More


“The Food Police”: Sumptuary Prohibitions on Food in the Reformation

Johanna B. Moyer

in Food and Faith in Christian Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149976
eISBN:
9780231520799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149976.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the sumptuary laws on food enacted during the Reformation era. Both Catholics and Protestants enacted sumptuary legislation to ensure that individual members of society did not ... More


Economising Natural Law: Pufendorf on Moral Quantities and Sumptuary Legislation

Michael Seidler

in Philosophy, Rights and Natural Law: Essays in Honour of Knud Haakonssen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474449229
eISBN:
9781474460200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449229.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Pufendorf’s theory of moral entities imposes a normative grid upon an indifferent world and articulates the positive, non-metaphysical nature of morality. This chapter focuses especially on the ... More


Shanzhai, Sumptuary Law, and Intellectual Property Law in Contemporary China

Barton Beebe

in The Luxury Economy and Intellectual Property: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199335701
eISBN:
9780199350421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335701.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Competition Law

This chapter examines three related phenomena in contemporary China. The first is the Chinese central government's recent revival of direct, top-down sumptuary law. The purpose of such laws in China, ... More


Inequality: Its Origins and Effects

Mark Philp and Z. A. Pelczynski

in Machiavelli, Hobbes, and Rousseau

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199645060
eISBN:
9780191741616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645060.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Rousseau’s account of inequality and property is examined, drawing on the Second Discourse and its account of the simultaneous emergence of inequality and social conflict, but also on Emile, Corsica, ... More


Food, Drugs, and Alcohol

Elizabeth Price Foley

in Liberty for All: Reclaiming Individual Privacy in a New Era of Public Morality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109832
eISBN:
9780300134995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109832.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

American law is characterized by increasing intolerance of individual sovereignty to make choices regarding which substances to consume. While the modern governmental power to prohibit ingestion of ... More


Roman History and the Status of Women: The Struggle over Livy in the English Querelle des Femmes

John-Mark Philo

in An Ocean Untouched and Untried: The Tudor Translations of Livy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857983
eISBN:
9780191890529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857983.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter 3 locates William Thomas’s (d.1554) translation of a succinct but significant moment of the AUC concerning the repeal of the Lex Oppia, a sumptuary law targeting women in particular. The ... More


Usury and the Rhetoric of Mutuality

Kirk M. Summers

in Morality After Calvin: Theodore Beza's Christian Censor and Reformed Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190280079
eISBN:
9780190280093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280079.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In this chapter a poem of the Cato dealing with the sin of usury is situated within its historical context, from the pronouncements of Plato and Aristotle, Pliny’s essay on the subject, the writings ... More


Consumer Cultures Past, Present, and Future

Richard R. Wilk

in Sustainable Consumption: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives In Honour of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199679355
eISBN:
9780191758423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679355.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Mass consumption has been regarded in much of the social and economic sciences as a critical feature of modernity, and the consumption associated with non-western and past societies has been ... More


The Role of Retail in the Roman City

Steven J. R. Ellis

in The Roman Retail Revolution: The Socio-Economic World of the Taberna

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198769934
eISBN:
9780191822711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769934.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter concludes the book by examining the extent to which shops and bars were deeply integrated into the social and structural underpinnings of Roman urbanism. It looks more closely at the ... More


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