Passion and order : restraint of grief in the medieval Italian communes /

The way in which a society expresses grief can reveal how it views both intense emotions and public order. In thirteenth-century Italian communes, a conscious effort to change appropriate public reaction to death threw into sharp relief connections among urban politics, gender expectations, and unde...

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Main Author: Lansing, Carol, 1951-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008.
Series:Conjunctions of religion & power in the medieval past.
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