Twisted sisters : women, crime and deviance in Scotland since 1400 (Book, 2002) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Twisted sisters : women, crime and deviance in Scotland since 1400

Twisted sisters : women, crime and deviance in Scotland since 1400

Author: Yvonne Galloway Brown; Rona Ferguson
Publisher: East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland : Tuckwell Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spanning the medieval period to modernity, the papers in this collection look at women's involvement in crime and deviance in both public and private spheres of Scottish society including infanticide, social deviance, witchcraft and political influence.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Twisted sisters.
East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland : Tuckwell Press, 2002
(OCoLC)654384820
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yvonne Galloway Brown; Rona Ferguson
ISBN: 1862322953 9781862322950
OCLC Number: 51438851
Description: x, 212 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 'Barbarous and pestiferous women' : female criminality, violence and agression in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Scotland and Ireland / Andrea Knox --
Death, removal and resignation : the succession to the office of prioress in late medieval Scotland / Kimm Perkins --
The bewitchment of Christian Shaw : a reassessment of the famous Paisley witchcraft case of 1697 / Hugh McLachlan and Kim Swales --
The fair sex turns ugly : female involvement in the Jacobite rising of 1745 / Maggie Craig --
Abandoned and beastly? : the Queen Caroline Affair in Scotland / Catriona M.M. Macdonald --
Crime or culture? : women and daily life in late-medieval Scotland / Elizabeth Ewan --
Twisted by definition : women under godly discipline in seventeenth-century Scottish towns / Gordon DesBrisay --
Maternal monsters : murdering mothers in south-west Scotland, 1750-1815 / Anne-Marie Kilday --
From demon to victim : the infanticidal mother in Shetland, 1699-1899 / Lynn Abrams.
Other Titles: Women, crime and deviance in Scotland since 1400
Responsibility: edited by Yvonne Galloway Brown and Rona Ferguson.

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