Defiled Trades and Social Outcasts Honor and Ritual Pollution in Early Modern Germany

ISBN-10: 0521027217
ISBN-13: 9780521027212
Edition: 2006
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Description: This book presents a social and cultural history of 'dishonourable peiple', an outcast group in early modern Germany. The book also investigates how honourable estates interacted with dishonourable people.

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Book details

Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/2/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

This book presents a social and cultural history of 'dishonourable peiple', an outcast group in early modern Germany. The book also investigates how honourable estates interacted with dishonourable people.

List of illustrations
Acknowledgments
List of abbreviations
Glossary
Introduction: defiled trades
The Meaning of Dishonor in Early Modern Society
Medieval versus early modern dishonor
Honor, status and pollution
The Dishonorable Milieu
The status of executioners and skinners, 1500���1700
Living on the periphery of dishonor
Paradoxical Dishonor: Punishment and Healing
The infamous fur coat, or the unintended consequences of social discipline
The executioner's healing touch: health and honor in early modern German medical practice
Artisanal Honor and Urban Politics
Guardians of honor: artisans versus magistrates
Honor and dishonor in the eighteenth century
Conclusion: dishonor and the society of orders
Select bibliography
Index

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