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Author Dean, Trevor.

Title Crime and justice in late medieval Italy / Trevor Dean
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 226 pages)
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; PART ONE Sources; CHAPTER 1 Trial records; CHAPTER 2 Chronicles; CHAPTER 3 Fiction; CHAPTER 4 Statute law; CHAPTER 5 Consilia; PART TWO Description and analysis; CHAPTER 6 Insult and revenge; Appendix: List of insults as recorded in the sources; 7 Sex crimes; CHAPTER 8 Potions and poisons; CHAPTER 9 Violence; CHAPTER 10 Theft; Conclusion; Bibliography; PRINTED PRIMARY SOURCES; B. SECONDARY WORKS; Index
Summary This text presents an examination of the history of crime and criminal justice in late medieval Italy. It contains studies of the most frequent types of prosecuted crime such as violence, theft and insult, along with rarely prosecuted sorcery and sex crimes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-220) and index
Subject Crime -- Italy -- History -- To 1500.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Italy -- History -- To 1500.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511349211
0511350074 (electronic bk.)
9780511350078 (electronic bk.)