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SEPTEMBER 8 THto SEPTEMBER 13 TH2017
When using the old bailey website it is easiest to find cases through the
Quizzes are not cumulative. She gives us the material a week before to look at.
Lecture slides include notes on the photographs provided***
Entering into the Early Modern Mind (1500-1700)
Understand culture through understanding the humor. If it is easier to understand
than there is not much difference between them. Understand how these persons
commit acts of cruelty.
Main Questions Asked:
- Leisure time.
- Sense of humor.
- Hobbies and interests.
- How could this cultures permit horrifying acts of torture?
Caravari: dressed up in costumes, blow up animals to make instruments or masks
Humans dressed as animals and vice versa. It is known as a noisy ritual making
noise until money was thrown down from the windows and then they left.
▯Overwhelming evidence of the lack of warmth and tolerance in interpersonal
relations at the village level is provided by the extraordinary amount of back-
biting, malicious slander, marital discord and unfaithfulness, and petty
spying…the Elizabethan* village was a place filled with malice and hatred, its
only unifying bond being the occasional episode of mass hysteria, which
temporarily bound together the majority in order to harass and persecute the
local witch▯ (--Lawrence Stone, historian –(1550-1603)
Culture & Popular Culture
- Culture-shared meaning values-attitudes-laws institutions of the Elite.
- PC existed in the lives of the Unlettered in their village communities (80-90%
of the peasants, the uneducated)
Popular culture: Culture of the masses reflecting age, gender, class, ethnicities,
regional differences (highland, lowland, sea mountain)
^ These are the pools of SYMBOLIC RITUALS that create identity
What is a culture? Culture is a system of shared meanings, attitudes, values and
the symbolic forms (performances and artifacts) in which they are expressed or
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