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Rape in the republic, 1609-1725 : formulating Dutch identity

Author: Amanda Pipkin
Publisher: Leiden : Brill, 2013.
Series: Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions, v. 172.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book reveals the fundamental role rape played in promoting Dutch solidarity from 1609-1725. Through the identification of particular enemies, it directed attention away from competing regional, religious, and political loyalties. Patriotic Protestant authors highlighted atrocities committed by the Spanish and lower class criminals. They conversely cast Dutch men as protectors of their wives and daughters - an  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Pipkin
ISBN: 9789004256651 9004256652
OCLC Number: 847532545
Description: xvi, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Patriotic Propaganda --
Protestant Morality --
Catholic Advice --
Women's Objections --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions, v. 172.
Responsibility: by Amanda Pipkin.

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By examining depictions of rape in pamphlets, plays, poems, and advice manuals, this book underscores the significance of sex and gender in the construction of Dutch identity during the period of the  Read more...
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[...] [a] thorough and precise analyses of the depiction of rape in the Dutch early modern literature. Pipkin's examinations are very helpful to any Dutch scholar working on early modern ideologies Read more...

 
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