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Author Brackett, John K.

Title Criminal justice and crime in late Renaissance Florence, 1537-1609 / John K. Brackett
Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992


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Description ix, 160 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. The bureaucratic structure of the Otto: the personnel and their functions -- 2. Financing the Otto -- 3. The Otto as police: organization and function -- 4. Criminal procedure before the Otto: from discovery to sentencing -- 5. The Otto and its role in the centralization of criminal justice in the Florentine state -- 6. Crime and criminals -- Conclusion -- Appendices -- Bibliography -- Index
Analysis Criminal law Justice History
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 152-155) and index
Subject Florence (Italy). Otto di guardia e balia. -- History -- 16th century
Florence (Tuscany). Otto di guardia e balia -- History -- 16th century.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Italy -- Florence -- History -- 16th century.
Genre/Form History.
LC no. 91017075
ISBN 0521404053 hardback
052152248X paperback