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ExpertiseEarly Modern France, Early Modern Europe, Early Modern Christianity, History of Crime and Justice, History of Homicide
Previous Research AreasEarly Modern France, Early Modern Europe, Early Modern Christianity, History of Crime and Justice, History of Homicide
BiographyGreenshields was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and spent his childhood in Saskatoon, Iowa and Ottawa. He completed a diploma in Agriculture, and Bachelor's and Master's degrees in History at the University of Saskatchewan (to 1978), and a doctorate (D.Phil.) at the University of Sussex (1986). He taught and served in academic administration at the University of Saskatchewan (1980-85, 1987-88) , and since 1985 has taught at the University of Lethbridge.
History 1000: Western Civilization
History 2102: Early Modern Europe - 1500-1750
History 2150: The Politics of Europe - 1750-1914
History 3152: Modern Germany
History 3153: Themes in the History of Revolutionary and Napoleonic France
History 3402: The Reformation
History 3850: Selected Topics in History (Spring 2002 - Homicide)
History 4010: Seminar in European History (Series)
History 4080: Seminars in Social History (Series)
(NOTE: 3850 and 4080 include topics courses on Crime and Justice, Popular Culture, Modern France).
Most recently: M. Greenshields, An Economy of Violence in Early Modern France (Penn State, 1995)
Malcolm R. Greenshields , An Economy of Violence in Early Modern France: Crime and Justice in the Haute Auvergne 1587-1664 (University Park, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1995), 262 pp.
Malcolm R. Greenshields ,with T. Robinson (eds.), Orthodoxy and Heresy in Religious Movements: Discipline and Dissent, (Lewiston, New York, 1992)
Editor with T.A. Robinson of North American Religion vols 1-5 (Wilfred Laurier Press:1992-1997).
Malcolm R. Greenshields and Gordon D. Scheurman The Crime Scene: Criminalistics Science and Common Sense (Toronto: Prentice Hall, 2001) 302 pp.
With J.M. Hayden. Six Hundred Years of Reform: Bishops and the French Church, 1190-1789 McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Religion #37 (Toronto: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2005)
“Women, Violence and Criminal Justice Records in Early Modern Haute Auvergne” Canadian Journal of History, Vol. XXIIII (August 1987), pp. 175-194.
“An Introduction to the Pastoral Visit Project: Between Two Worlds, 1560-1720,” in Proceedings of the Western Society for French History, Vol. 15 (1988), pp. 51-60.
“What Happened in Quibou? The Catholic Reformation in the Village,” in Proceedings of the Western Society for French History, Vol. 18 (1991), pp. 205-213.
Current Research and Creative Activity
|Title||Location||Grant Information||Principal Investigator||Co Researchers|
|History of Homicide||Lethbridge, AB and multiple locations|
|Title||Grant Agency||Completion Date|
|Six Hundred Years of Reform: Bishops and the French Church, 1190-1789||Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)||2006|
|The Crime Scene: Criminalistics Science and Common Sense||Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)||2001|