Work of the Fellows: Edited Volumes

Medieval Crime and Social Control

Hanawalt, Barbara A. (Fellow, 1997-98); Wallace, David, ed.

Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1999

From the publisher's description:

Crime is a matter of interpretation, especially in the Middle Ages, when societies faced with new ideas and pressures were continually forced to rethink what a crime was-and what was a crime. These essays reveal how various forces in medieval society interacted and competed in interpreting and influencing mechanisms for social control.

Subjects: History; European History; Crime; Social Control; Social History; Middle Ages;