Map of origin of (female and male) vagrants arrested in eightheenth century Frankfurt. Recent studies on early modern Germany have estimated a female share of 35 to 40 percent. Vagrancy was not a ‘male’ offence, as has long be assumed.
Project: 7. Persecuted by justice and powers: rebels, political dissidents and criminals in the history of Europe.
Scope: Secondary Education
Resource type: Map
Source: Kamp, J. (2020). Crime, Gender and Social Control in Early Modern Frankfurt am Main. Chapter 6. Crime, Transgressing social order: mobile men and women (pp. 211-274). Brill.
Owner: Amsterdam group (Modernalia)
Copyright: UvA Kaartenmakers, Castricum
Abstract: vagrancy, crime, migration