Situated at the intersection of social and cultural history, the study draws upon late-medieval and early-modern sources from the city of Basel, Switzerland in order to provide a nuanced view of concepts of fatherhood on the eve of the Reformation. It focuses on how people invoked ideas about fatherhood in the pursuit of various goals - not only the ideological agendas of scholarly elites, but also the more pragmatic problems of closing a business deal, claiming an inheritance, or choosing sides in a fistfight.
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|Size: ||1.8 MB|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781317184751 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|