Documenting individual identity: the development of state practices in the modern world

Describing the person, reading the signs in late medieval and Renaissance Europe : identity papers, vested figures, and the limits of identification, 1400-1600 / Valentin Groebner -- The identification of the citizen : the birth of Republican civil status in France / G(c)♭rard Noiriel -- "This...

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Contributors: Caplan, Jane (Hrsg.); Torpey, John (Other)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton, NJ [u.a.] Princeton University Press 2001
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Summary:Describing the person, reading the signs in late medieval and Renaissance Europe : identity papers, vested figures, and the limits of identification, 1400-1600 / Valentin Groebner -- The identification of the citizen : the birth of Republican civil status in France / G(c)♭rard Noiriel -- "This or that particular person" : protocols of identification in nineteenth-century Europe / Jane Caplan -- Making social groups, one person at a time : the identification of individuals by estate, religious confession, and ethnicity in late Imperial Russia / Charles Steinwedel -- Colonizing the subject : the genealogy and legacy of the Soviet internal passport / Marc Garcelon -- Modern horrors : British identity and identity cards / Jon Agar -- Republican identity : Bertillonage as government technique / Martine Kaluszynski -- The standardized gaze : the standardization of the search warrant in nineteenth-century Germany / Peter Becker -- Anthropometry, the police expert, and the Deptford murders : the contested introduction of fingerprinting for the identification of criminals in late Victorian and Edwardian Britain / Anne M. Joseph -- Fingerprinting and the Argentine plan for universal identification in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / Kristin Ruggiero -- Domenica Saba takes to the road : origins and development of a modern passport system in Lombardy-Veneto / Andrea Geselle -- Governments and forgers : passports in nineteenth-century Europe / Andreas Fahrmeir -- A many-headed monster : the evolution of the passport system in the Netherlands and Germany in the long nineteenth century / Leo Lucassen -- The Great War and the birth of the modern passport system / John Torpey -- DNA-typing : Galton's eugenic dream realized? / Pamela Sankar -- Under my skin : from identification papers to body surveillance / David Lyon -- Identity and anonymity : some conceptual distinctions and issues for research / Gary T. Marx -- Identifying unauthorized foreign workers in the German labor market / Dita Vogel -- Identity cards, ethnic self-perception, and genocide in Rwanda / Timothy Longman
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. [359]-396) and index
Physical Description:VIII, 415 S. Ill. 25 cm
ISBN:0691009120
0691009112
9780691009124