Renaissance Impostors and Proofs of Identity By M. Eliav-Feldon Cover Image
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Early Modern Europe was teeming with impostors. Identity theft was only one form of misrepresentation: royal pretenders, envoys from imaginary lands, religious dissimulators, cross-dressers, false Gypsies - all these caused deep anxiety, leading authorities to invent increasingly sophisticated means for unmasking deception.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780230547063
ISBN-10: 0230547060
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: November 27th, 2012
Pages: 291
Language: English