Demons of Urban Reform
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Demons of Urban Reform

Early European Witch Trials and Criminal Justice, 1430-1530
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ISBN-13:
9781349541058
Einband:
Book
Erscheinungsdatum:
23.03.2011
Seiten:
244
Autor:
Laura Patricia Stokes
Gewicht:
319 g
Format:
221x142x15 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

List of Figures Acknowledgements Introduction Evil by any Other Name: Defining Witchcraft PART I: WITCH TRIALS IN THE CITIES Basel: Territorialization and Rural Autonomy Nuremberg: The Malleus that Never Struck Lucerne: Urban Witch Hunters A Revolution in Criminal Justice Between Two Worlds: Fifteenth-century Justice at the Threshold of the Early Modern The Advancing Death Penalty and the Re-imagining of Magical Crimes PART III: REFORMING ZEAL AND PERSECUTION IN LUCERNE Urban Reform and Social Control Witchcraft, Sodomy, and the Demonization of Crime Conclusion Appendix: Selected trial documents Notes Bibliography Index
A comparative analysis of early witch trials in Lucerne, Nuremberg and Basel, within the context of criminal justice and social control. The case of Lucerne presents a fascinating interplay between witch trials and a transformation in the city's criminal procedure on one hand, and between witchcraft fears and social control on the other.