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Crime and punishment in early modern Russia / Nancy Shields Kollmann.

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Author/Creator:
Kollmann, Nancy Shields, 1950-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xvi, 488 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 438-478) and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction: Sources of positive law and legal practice
  • Foundations of criminal law
  • The problem of professionalism : judicial staff
  • Staff and society
  • Policing officialdom
  • Procedure and evidence
  • Torture
  • Resolving a case
  • Petrine reforms and the criminal law
  • Corporal punishment to 1648
  • Corporal punishment, 1649-98
  • To the exile system
  • Peter I and punishment
  • Capital punishment : form and ritual
  • Punishing highest crime in the long sixteenth century
  • Factions, witchcraft, and heresy
  • Riot and rebellion
  • Moral economies : spectacles and sacrifice
  • Peter the Great and spectacles of suffering
  • Conclusion: Russian legal culture.
Series:
New studies in European history.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781107025134
1107025133

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