Sexual Violence in History: A Bibliography

compiled by Stefan Blaschke


+ Aims & Scope

+ Structure

+ History


+ Updates

+ Calls for Papers

+ New Lectures

+ New Publications

Alphabetical Index

+ Author Index

+ Speaker Index

Chronological Index

+ Ancient History

+ Medieval History

+ Modern History

Geographical Index

+ African History

+ American History

+ Asian History

+ European History

+ Oceanian History

Topical Index

+ Prosecution

+ Cases

+ Types

+ Offenders

+ Victims

+ Society

+ Research

+ Representations


+ Institutions

+ Literature Search

+ Research

Start: Topical Index: Prosecution: Legislation: Modern Legislation:

Prosecution: Legislation:

[Site] A m e r i c a n   L e g i s l a t i o n

[Site] U.S.   L e g i s l a t i o n

I. Author Index

[Info] Chandler, Abby. Law and Sexual Misconduct in New England, 1650-1750: Steering Toward England. Farnham 2015.

[Info] Covart, Liz, et al. »Abby Chandler, Law, Order and Sexual Misconduct in Colonial New England.« Ben Franklin's World No. 069 (2016).

II. Speaker Index


[Site] A s i a n   L e g i s l a t i o n

[Site] Chinese   L e g i s l a t i o n

Laws: Qing Law

[Site] E u r o p e a n   L e g i s l a t i o n

[Site] General

I. Author Index

[Info] Alessi, Giorgia. »Il gioco degli scambi: Seduzione e risarcimento nella casistica cattolica del XVI e XVII secolo.« Quaderni storici 25 (1990): 805-831.

[Info] Kümper, Hiram. »The Injured Body in Context: Outlines for a Legal History of Rape in Pre-Modern Europe (c. 1250–1750) in Cultural Perspective.« Gender Difference in European Legal Cultures: Historical Perspectives. Edited by Karin Gottschalk. Stuttgart 2013: 57-70.

[Info] Walker, Garthine. »Sexual violence and rape in Europe, 1500-1750.« The Routledge History of Sex and the Body: 1500 to the Present. Edited by Sarah Toulalan et al. New York 2013: 429-443.

II. Speaker Index

[Info] Kümper, Hiram. »The injured body in context: Outlines for a legal history of rape in pre-modern Europe (c. 1250–1750) in cultural perspective.« New Perspectives on Gender and Legal History: European Traditions and the Challenge of Global History. Frankfurt/Main 2009.

[Site] English Legislation

I. Author Index

[Info] Barker, Helen M. Writing about rape: Law, criticism, and drama, from Shakespeare's Titus to The Lawes Resolutions. Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham, 2015.

[Info] Bashar, Nazife. »Rape in England between 1550 and 1700.« The sexual dynamics of history: men's power, women's resistance. Edited by London Feminist History Group. London 1983: 28-42.

[Info] Block, Mary R. »‘For the Repressing of the Most Wicked and Felonious Rapes or Ravishments of Women’: Rape Law in England, 1660–1800.« Interpreting Sexual Violence, 1660-1800. Edited by Anne Greenfield. London 2013: 23-33.

[Info] Greenfield, Anne, ed. Interpreting Sexual Violence, 1660-1800. London 2013.

[Info] King, Rebecca F. Rape in England 1600-1800: Trials, narratives and the question of consent. Master of Arts Theses, Durham University, 1998.

II. Speaker Index

[Info] Burks, Deborah G. »The Changeling and Jacobean Rape Law.« Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies Conference. Rochester 1994.

[Info] Scozzaro, Concetta E. »Rape Joke, or Why Rape is Not a Problem for Aphra Behn's The Rover (1677).« 64th Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America. New Orleans 2018.

[Site] German Legislation

I. Author Index

[Info] Dane, Gesa. »Zeter und Mordio«: Vergewaltigung in Literatur und Recht. Göttingen 2005.

II. Speaker Index


[Site] Italian Legislation

I. Author Index

[Info] Van Cleave, Rachel A. »Sex, Lies, and Honor in Italian Rape Law.« Suffolk University Law Review 38 (2005): 427-454.

II. Speakers Index


[Site] Russian Legislation

Laws: Military Law

[Site] Spanish Legislation

I. Author Index

[Info] Barahona, Renato. Sex Crimes, Honour, and the Law in Early Modern Spain: Vizcaya, 1528-1735. Toronto 2003.

[Info] Barahona Arévalo, Renato. »Seduction, Sexual Aggession and the Defense of Feminine Honor in the Basque Provinces, 16th-18th Centuries.« Vasconia No. 35 (2006): 77-101.

[Info] Bazán Díaz, Iñaki. »El Estupro: Sexualidad delictiva en la Baja Edad Media y primera Edad Moderna.« Mélanges de la Casa de Velázquez 33 (2003): 13-46.

II. Speaker Index

[Info] Barahona, Renato. »Coercion, Sexuality and the Law in Early Modern Spain, 1500-1700.« 110th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association. Atlanta 1996.