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Title From sin to insanity : suicide in early modern Europe / edited by Jeffrey R. Watt.

Published Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2004.

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 UniM Bail  362.280940903 FROM    AVAILABLE
Physical description vi, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [191]-230) and index.
Contents Introduction: Toward a History of Suicide in Early Modern Europe / Jeffrey R. Watt 1 -- 1 Judicial Treatment of Suicide in Amsterdam / Machiel Bosman 9 -- 2 Suicide and the Vicar General in London: A Mystery Solved? / Paul S. Seaver 25 -- 3 Controlling the Body of the Suicide in Saxony / Craig M. Koslofsky 48 -- 4 Suicidal Mind and Body: Examples from Northern Germany / Vera Lind 64 -- 5 Suicidal Murders in Stockholm / Arnf Jansson 81 -- 6 Amoivalence toward Suicide in Golden Age Spain / Elizabeth G. Dickenson, James M. Boyden 100 -- 7 Honfibu: Nationhood, Manhood, and the Culture of Self-Sacrifice in Hungary / David Lederer 116 -- 8 Suicide, Gender, and Religion: The Case of Geneva / Jeffrey R. Watt 138 -- 9 Suicide in Paris, 1775 / Jeffrey Merrick 158 -- 10 Suicide of Sir Samuel Romilly: Apotheosis or Outrage? / Donna T. Andrew 175.
Other author Watt, Jeffrey R. (Jeffrey Rodgers), 1958-
Subject Suicide -- Europe -- History.
Suicidal behavior -- Europe -- History.
Social history.
ISBN 0801442788