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Medieval Crime and Social Control (Medieval Cultures #16)

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Crime is a matter of interpretation, and never was this truer than in the Middle Ages, when societies faced with new ideas and pressures were continually forced to rethink what a crime was -- and what was a crime. This collection undertakes a thorough exploration of shifting definitions of crime and changing attitudes toward social control in medieval Europe.These essays ...more
Hardcover, 259 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by University of Minnesota Press (first published January 1st 1998)
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