We use cookies to provide essential features and services. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies .

×

COVID-19 Response at Fishpond

Read what we're doing...

Defaced
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Promotional Information

"A shocking study that demystifies the significance of suffering in late medieval society by placing representations of penitence and the Passion on a par with the political uses of brutality against the body. Iconoclastic, yet humane, Groebner's compelling essays uncover the full spectrum of acts and images that, no matter how grisly or grotesque, formed part of a semiotics of savagery that continues to inform representations of law and order and the practice of compulsion and constraint well into the modern era." Jeffrey Hamburger , Harvard University

About the Author

Valentin Groebner is professor of medieval and Renaissance history at the University of Lucerne. He is the author of Liquid Assets, Dangerous Gifts and Who Are You? Identification, Deception, and Surveillance in Early Modern Europe.

Reviews

Timely... another worthwhile publication from Zone, which has done so much to revise our understanding of medieval bodies.

-CAA Reviews

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top