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The English execution narrative, 1200 - 1700

Royer examines the changing ritual of execution across five centuries and discovers a shift both in practice and in the message that was sent to the population at large. She argues that what began as a show of retribution and revenge became a ceremonial portrayal of redemption as the political, reli...

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Main Author: Royer, Katherine
Format: Print Book
Language:English
German
Published: London [u.a.] Pickering & Chatto 2014
In:The body, gender and culture
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 7032
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Summary:Royer examines the changing ritual of execution across five centuries and discovers a shift both in practice and in the message that was sent to the population at large. She argues that what began as a show of retribution and revenge became a ceremonial portrayal of redemption as the political, religious and cultural landscape of England evolved
Item Description:Literaturverz. S. 163 - 182
Physical Description:187 S.
ISBN:9781848933989