Defiled trades and social outcasts : honor and ritual pollution in early modern Germany /

"This book presents a social and cultural history of 'dishonorable people' (unehrliche Leute), an outcast group in early modern Germany. Executioners, skinners, grave-diggers, shepherds, barber-surgeons, millers, linen-weavers, sow-gelders, latrine-cleaners, and bailiffs were among th...

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Main Author: Stuart, Kathy
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series:Cambridge studies in early modern history.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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