Early Modern European History, focusing on the judicial-legal and socio-economic treatment of Jews, Gypsies, Gays, Women, and Juveniles, as well as the role of the Military.
Boes, Maria R., Crime and Punishment in Early Modern Germany. Courts and Adjudicatory Practices in Frankfurt am Main, 1562-1696, Ashgate, UK, 2013. Read the review in Renaissance Quarterly
Boes, Maria R. "Unwanted Travellers: Tightening of City Borders in Early Modern Germany." In Borders and Travellers in Early Modern Europe. Tom Betteridge, ed. Surrey, England: Ashgate, 2007.
Boes, Maria R., "'Dishonourable' youth, guilds, and the changed world view of sex, illegitimacy, and women in late sixteenth-century Germany," Continuity and Change 18, n. 3 (2003).
Boes, Maria R.,"On Trial for Sodomy in Early Modern Germany." In Sodomy in Early Modern Germany, Tom Betteridge, ed. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2002.
Boes, Maria R.,"Jews in the Criminal Justice System of Early Modern Germany," Journal of Interdisciplinary History 30, n. 3 (Winter, 1999).
Boes, Maria R.,"Public Appearance and Criminal Judicial Practices in Early Modern Germany," Social Science History 20, n. 2 (1996).
Boes, Maria R.,"The treatment of juvenile delinquents in early modern Germany :a case study," Continuity and Change II (1), 1996.
Boes, Maria R.,"Women and the Penal System in Early Modern Germany," Criminal Justice History: An International Annual, Vol. XIII, 1992.
Select Book Reviews
Amy Leonard's Nails in the Wall. Nuns in Reformation Germany. University of Chicago Press, 2005, in Renaissance Quarterly 60, n. 3 (2007).
Sheilagh Ogilvie's A Bitter Living: Women, Markets and Social Capital in Early Modern Germany, Oxford University Press, 2003, in Renaissance Quarterly 58, n. 1 (2005).
Ulinka Rublack's (ed.) Gender in Early Modern Germany, Cambridge University Press, 2002, in Renaissance Quarterly 57, n. 1 (2004).
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