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Author Coy, Jason Philip, 1970-

Title Strangers and misfits : banishment, social control, and authority in early modern Germany / by Jason P. Coy
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (x, 156 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in Central European histories, 1547-1217 ; v. 47
Studies in Central European histories ; v. 47
Contents Cover -- Contents13; -- Acknowledgements -- List of Figures -- Introduction. Banishment and Social Control in Early Modern Germany -- Chapter One. Banishment and Authority in Sixteenth-Century Ulm -- The Banishment of Rosina Schemerin -- Political Authority and Law Enforcement in Ulm -- Banishment Practices: Prosecution and Purgation -- Chapter Two. Vagrancy and Banishment -- The Banishment of Michel Ma252;rer -- Vagrancy Legislation and Urban Community -- Banishment and the 1559 Beggars' Ordinance -- Public Expulsion and Sociospatial Boundaries -- Chapter Three. Resident Aliens, Expulsion, and Exclusion -- The Banishment of Cathrina Mair -- The Migrants' Ordinance and the Regulation of Resident Aliens -- Expulsion and Exclusion -- Property and Purity: The Banishment of Resident Aliens -- Chapter Four. Moral Reform and the Banishment of Citizens -- The Banishment of the Ha252;ser Brothers -- Moral Reform and Social Control: The Church Ordinance of 1531/1581 -- Banishment and B252;rgerrecht: The Banishment of Citizens -- Negotiation, Resistance, and Appeal -- Chapter Five. Public Expulsion Rituals and Early Modern Authority -- The Ritual Expulsion of Simon Schl246;gel -- Displacement and Discipline: Banishment and Horizontal Social Control in Ulm -- The Therapeutic Role of Purgation -- 'An Image and Example': Banishment, Public Penal Displays, and Political Authority -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary Examines the role of banishment in sixteenth-century Ulm, using the town's experience to uncover how early modern magistrates used expulsion to regulate and reorder society. This work sheds fresh light on the application of authority, and the intersection between official disciplinary efforts and customary behavioral norms
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-151) and index
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Subject Exile (Punishment) -- Germany -- Ulm -- 16th century.
Ulm (Germany) -- History -- 16th century.
Ulm (Germany) -- Social conditions -- 16th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008026942
ISBN 1282397575
9047442792 (electronic bk.)
9789047442790 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
(hardback ; alk. paper)