Sin in the city : sexuality and social control in urban Scotland 1660-1780 (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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Sin in the city : sexuality and social control in urban Scotland 1660-1780

Author: Leah Leneman; Rosalind Mitchison
Publisher: Edinburgh : Scottish Cultural Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Unmarried pregnant women - and the men who caused their pregnancies - were targeted by Scottish church courts determined to maintain a godly society." "Sin in the City provides unique glimpses into the thoughts, feelings and actions of ordinary men and women living in the Scottish cities of Aberdeen, Glasgow, Dundee and Edinburgh, where records are even richer than their rural counterparts."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leneman, Leah.
Sin in the city.
Edinburgh : Scottish Cultural Press, 1998
(OCoLC)647313771
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leah Leneman; Rosalind Mitchison
ISBN: 1898218900 9781898218906
OCLC Number: 40894837
Description: viii, 163 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Leah Leneman and Rosalind Mitchison.

Abstract:

"Unmarried pregnant women - and the men who caused their pregnancies - were targeted by Scottish church courts determined to maintain a godly society." "Sin in the City provides unique glimpses into the thoughts, feelings and actions of ordinary men and women living in the Scottish cities of Aberdeen, Glasgow, Dundee and Edinburgh, where records are even richer than their rural counterparts."--Jacket.

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