Renaissance Impostors and Proofs of Identity

Renaissance Impostors and Proofs of Identity 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 Gypsi

  • Title: Renaissance Impostors and Proofs of Identity
  • Author: Miriam Eliav-Feldon
  • ISBN: 9781349361380
  • Page: 187
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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.

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