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Author Lansing, Carol, 1951-

Title Passion and order : restraint of grief in the medieval Italian communes / Carol Lansing
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 244 pages) : illustrations
Series Conjunctions of religion and power in the medieval past
Conjunctions of religion & power in the medieval past.
Contents Grief and state formation -- Funerals and funeral laws -- Laments and male honor -- Ancient laments : sexuality, rage, and doubt -- Intercession for the dead and sorrow for sin -- Lay political culture and critiques of the lament -- Emotional order and just order -- The seductive dangers of grief -- Wars and funerals in fourteenth-century Orvieto -- Epilogue : the politics of grief
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-239) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Burial laws -- Italy, Northern -- History -- To 1500.
Emotions -- Political aspects -- Italy, Northern -- History -- To 1500.
Grief -- Political aspects -- Italy, Northern -- History -- To 1500.
Mourning customs -- Italy, Northern -- History -- To 1500.
Italy -- History -- 1268-1492.
Italy -- Social life and customs -- To 1500.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1501732242 (electronic bk.)
9781501732249 (electronic bk.)