Inquisition and Medieval Society Power, Discipline, and Resistance in Languedoc

ISBN-10: 0801487595

ISBN-13: 9780801487590

Edition: 2001

Authors: James B. Given

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The author analyses the inquisition in one French region in order to develop a sociology of medieval politics. In Languedoc the inquisitors aggressively used the developing techniques of writing & record keeping to build cases & extract confessions.
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 12/6/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

A Note on Citations from Unpublished Manuscripts
The Inquisitors and Their Techniques
The Technology of Documentation
The Technology of Coercive Imprisonment
The Technology of Punishment
Responses to the Inquisitors
Forms of Individual Resistance
Forms of Collective Resistance
The Social and Political Context
The Role of Social Stress and Social Strain
Structural Constraints
Conclusion: The Inquisitors and the Exercise of Political Power in Medieval Europe
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