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The Medieval Chastity Belt

A Myth-Making Process

The Medieval Chastity Belt( )
Author: Classen, Albrecht
Classen, A.
Series title:The New Middle Ages Ser.
ISBN:978-1-349-53627-6
Publication Date:Nov 2015
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $105.00
Book Description:

The chastity belt is one of those objects people have commonly identified with the 'dark' Middle Ages. This book analyzes the origin of this myth and demonstrates how a convenient misconception, or contorted imagination, of an allegedly historical practice has led to profoundly flawed interpretations of control mechanisms used by jealous husbands.

Book Details
Pages:223
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.46 x 8.424 Inches



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