False Identities and Identification in Early Modern Europe: Exposing Imposters

False Identities and Identification in Early Modern Europe Exposing Imposters Early Modern Europe was teeming with impostors Identity theft as in the case of Martin Guerre was only one form of misrepresentation royal pretenders envoys from imaginary lands religious dissimulat

  • Title: False Identities and Identification in Early Modern Europe: Exposing Imposters
  • Author: Miriam Eliav-Feldon
  • ISBN: 9780230547063
  • Page: 267
  • Format: Hardcover
  • False Identities and Identification in Early Modern Europe: Exposing Imposters

    Early Modern Europe was teeming with impostors Identity theft as in the case of Martin Guerre was only one form of misrepresentation royal pretenders, envoys from imaginary lands, religious dissimulators, cross dressers, false Gypsies all these were causing deep anxiety, which led authorities to invent increasingly sophisticated means for unmasking deception From thEarly Modern Europe was teeming with impostors Identity theft as in the case of Martin Guerre was only one form of misrepresentation royal pretenders, envoys from imaginary lands, religious dissimulators, cross dressers, false Gypsies all these were causing deep anxiety, which led authorities to invent increasingly sophisticated means for unmasking deception From theories about racial characteristics, through branding or distinctive garments, down to permits and passports such were the weapons in the struggle to attain reliable verification of every person s identity.

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