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Documenting Individual Identity:
The Development of State Practices in the Modern World
Edited by Jane Caplan & John Torpey

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction: Jane Caplan and John Torpey 1
PART ONE: CREATING APPARATUSES OF IDENTIFICATION 13
1. Describing the Person, Reading the Signs in Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe: Identity Papers, Veste Figures, and the Limits of Identification, 1400-1600 by Valentin Groebner 15
2. The Identification of the Citizen: The Birth of Republican Civil Status in France by Gerard Noiriel 28
3. "This or That Particular Person": Protocols of Identification in Nineteenth-Century Europe by Jane Caplan 49
4. Making Social Groups, One Person at a Time: The Identification of Individuals by Estate, Religious Confession, an Ethnicity in Late Imperial Russia by Charles Steinwedel 67
5. Colonizing the Subject: The Genealogy an Legacy of the Soviet Internal Passport by Marc Garcelon 83
6. Modern Horrors: British Identity and Identity Cards by Jon Agar 101
PART TWO: IDENTIFICATION RACTICES AND POLICING 121
7. Republican Identity: Bertillonage as Government Technique by Martine Kaluszynski 123
8. The Standardize Gaze: The Standardization of the Search Warrant in Nineteenth-Century Germany by Peter Becker 139
9. Anthropometry, the Police Expert, an the Deptford Murders: The Contested Introduction of Fingerprinting for the Identification of Criminals in Late Victorian an Edwardian Britain by Anne M. Joseph 164
10. Fingerprinting an the Argentine lan for Universal Identification in the Late Nineteenth an Early Twentieth Centuries by Kristin Ruggiero 184
PART THREE: IDENTIFICATION AND CONTROL OF MOVEMENT 197
11. Domenica Saba Takes to the Road: Origins an Development of a Modern Passport System in Lombardy-Veneto by Andrea Geselle 199
12. Governments and Forgers: Passports in Nineteenth-Century Europe by Andreas Fahrmeir 218
13. A Many-Headed Monster: The Evolution of the Passport System in the Netherlands an Germany in the Long Nineteenth Century by Leo Lucassen 235
14. The Great War an the Birth of the Modern Passport System by John Torpey 256
PART FOUR: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN IDENTIFICATION 271
15. DNA-Typing: Galton's Eugenic Dream Realized? by Pamela Sankar 273
16. Under My Skin: From Identification Papers to Body Surveillance by David Lyon 291
17. Identity an Anonymity: Some Conceptual Distinctions and Issues for Research by Gary T. Marx 311
18. Identifiying Unauthorize Foreign Workers in the German Labor Market by Dita Vogel 328
19. Identity Cards, Ethnic Self-Perception, and Genocide in Rwanda by Timothy Longman 345
Bibliography 359
Notes on Contributors 397
Index 403

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