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VIOLENT DISCIPLINE OR DISCIPLINING VIOLENCE? EXPERIENCE AND RECEPTION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN LATE THIRTEENTH- AND EARLY FOURTEENTH-CENTURY PARIS AND PICARDY

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This article explores medieval French attitudes towards physical intra-familial violence, and asks why some acts of brutality were defined as reprehensible and deviant 'violence', while others were lauded as normal patriarchal discipline of a deviant victim. Using legal records from Picardy and Paris, repertoires of violent gestures are analysed and set in the context of the interplay of the practice of domestic violence, canon law discussions, and contemporary legal proceedings. Thirteenth-c...

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10.2752/147800409X377910

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, History
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Berg Publishers
Journal:
CULTURAL and SOCIAL HISTORY
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Pages:
9-27
Publication date:
2009-03-05
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EISSN:
1478-0046
ISSN:
1478-0038
URN:
uuid:b987c7d6-f55e-4764-ad45-3df99b5979ff
Source identifiers:
145688
Local pid:
pubs:145688
Language:
English
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