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Passion and Order: Restraint of Grief in the Medieval Italian Communes

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The way in which a society expresses grief can reveal how it views both intense emotions and public order. In thirteenth-century Italian communes, a conscious effort to change appropriate public reaction to death threw into sharp relief connections among urban politics, gender expectations, and understandings of emotionality. In Passion and Order, Carol Lansing explores a ...more
Hardcover, 244 pages
Published January 17th 2008 by Cornell University Press (first published November 2007)
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