The Crimes of Women in Early Modern Germany

The Crimes of Women in Early Modern Germany

by Ulinka Rublack
     
 

This fascinating study is the first to investigate the crimes of women living in Germany during the time of the Reformation and the Thirty Years War. Ulinka Rublack draws on court records to examine the lives of shrewd cutpurses, quarreling artisan wives, and soldiers' concubines, and explores women's experiences of communities and courtship, marriage, the family,

Overview

This fascinating study is the first to investigate the crimes of women living in Germany during the time of the Reformation and the Thirty Years War. Ulinka Rublack draws on court records to examine the lives of shrewd cutpurses, quarreling artisan wives, and soldiers' concubines, and explores women's experiences of communities and courtship, marriage, the family, and the law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198206378
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/01/1999
Series:
Oxford Studies in Social History Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1380L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

This book is also appearing in Germany in 1998, published by Fischer-Verlag in German

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