Spierenburg, Pieter (Cornelis)

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SPIERENBURG, Pieter (Cornelis)

SPIERENBURG, Pieter (Cornelis). Dutch, b. 1948. Genres: History, Criminology/True Crime. Career: Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands, universitair hoofddocent, 1977-. Publications: The Spectacle of Suffering: Executions and the Evolution of Repression, from a Preindustrial Metropolis to the European Experience, 1984; The Broken Spell, 1988 (in English, 1991); The Prison Experience: Disciplinary Institutions and Their Inmates in Early Modern Europe, 1991. EDITOR: The Emergence of Carceral Institutions: Prisons, Galleys, and Lunatic Asylums, 1550-1900, 1984; Men and Violence: Gender, Honor and Rituals in Modern Europe and America, 1998. Address: Department of History, Erasmus University, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands. Online address: [email protected]