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- DescriptionThe baby abandoned on the doorstep is a phemen that has virtually disappeared from our experience, but in the early modern world, unwanted children were a very real problem. In The Unwanted Child, Joel F. Harrington skillfully recreates sixteenth-century Nuremberg to explore what befell abandoned children in this period in vivid detail. From the harrowing to the inspiring, this critically acclaimed text paints a gripping picture of life on the streets five centuries ago.
- Author BiographyJoel F. Harrington is professor of history and associate provost for global strategy at Vanderbilt University. His books include Reordering Marriage and Society in Reformation Germany.
- Author(s)Joel F. Harrington
- PublisherThe University of Chicago Press
- Date of Publication18/10/2013
- SubjectHistory: Specific Subjects
- Place of PublicationChicago, IL
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Chicago Press
- Content Note64 halftones, 9 line drawings
- Weight612 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine28 mm
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