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Raisa Maria Toivo's Biography (Books)

Dr. Raisa Maria Toivo, Title of Docent work at Academy Research Fellow.

Room: Pinni B3092 Admittance: by agreement Phone: 050 318 6226 e-Mail: raisa.toivo@[at]uta.fi

Dr. Raisa Maria Toivo Specialties:


Early modern period, history of Finland, the Long Reformation and Confessionalism:

- religion, lived religion, superstition
- witches and witchcraft,
- gender
- domestic violence, esp parent abuse
- the history of law and the administration of justice

Dr. Raisa Maria Toivo Projects:


- Academy of Finland Academy Research Fellow Project: Catholic Reformation in Lutheran Finland (2015-2020)
- "Honour Thy Father and Thy Mother"
- Violence Against Parents in the North of Europe (2013-2015),
- History of Society: Re-thinking Finland 1400-2000 (2011-2017) ,

Something nice:


- podcast on parent abuse in early modern finland
- podcast on rosaries, gender and emotion

Dr. Raisa Maria Toivo Publications

Monographs and edited collections (peer reviewed):


- Raisa Maria Toivo: Faith and Magic in Early Modern Finland. Palgrave Macmillan 2016, http://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9781137547262
- Tiina Miettinen & Raisa Maria Toivo (eds): mita valia on historialla. TUP 2016. http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-951-44-9969-2
- Marko Nenonen & Raisa Maria Toivo:Writing Witch Hunt Histories. Brill 2013, http://www.brill.com/products/book/writing-witch-hunt-histories
- Raisa Maria Toivo & Marianna Muravyeva: Gender in Late Medieval and Early modern Europe (Routledge 2012),
https://www.routledge.com/products/9780415537230
- Katajala-Peltomaa, Sari & Toivo, Raisa Maria: Noitavaimo ja Neitsytaiti. Naisten arki keskiajalta uuden ajan aulkuun. Atena 2009.
http://www.atenakustannus.fi/tilaukset/kirja/271
- Toivo, Raisa Maria: Witchcraft and Gender in Early Modern Finland: Finland and the Wider European Experience. Ashgate 2008.
https://www.routledge.com/products/9780754664543 or http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0754664546?keywords=Toivo%20Raisa&qid=1454396971&ref =sr 1 4&sr=8-4
- Suomen historian kartasto. (Toim Haapala, Pertti & Toivo, Raisa). Karttakeskus 2007.
- Toivo, Raisa Maria: Mother, Wife, Witch. Authority and Status in Court Record Narratives. (diss. University of Tampere 7.10.2006)
- Toivo, Raisa Maria: Kruunun ja rahvaan tiet. Pohjanmaan teiden historia suurvalta-ajalta Suomen sotaan. In: Salminen, Tapio & Toivo, Raisa - Maria & Haavisto, Timo: Pohjanmaan kautta/Via Osterbotten. Road Museum's Publications 15. Jyvaskyla 1997. [Text in Finnish and Swedish, - English Summary: Crown's roads and Peasant's Roads] pp123-244, 391-392, 414-424 (notes 278-545).
- Nenonen, Marko & Toivo, Raisa Maria: Tienraivausta Pohjois-Karjalassa. 1550-1809. In: Matti Turunen: Tienraivausta Pohjois-Karjalassa. Tiemuseon
- Julkaisuja 14. Jyvaskyla 1996. [English Summary: Clearing the Way in North Carelia] pp. 15-105, 273-282.
- Paholainen, noituus ja Maria - kristinuskon kaantopuoli. Pahuuden kuvasto vanhassa maailmassa. SKS 2004.

Peer reviewed academic articles:


- Toivo, Raisa Maria: Lived Lutheranism and Daily amgic in Seventeenth-Centtury Finland. In: Kathryn A. Edwards: (ed.) Everyday Magic in Early Modern Europe. Ashgate 2015.
- Toivo, Raisa Maria: Violence between parents and children: Courts of Law in early modern Finland. In Marianna Muravyeva (ed.) Domestic Disturbances, Patriarchal Values.Violence, Family and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1900. Routledge 2016.
- Nenonen, Marko & Toivo, Raisa Maria, Challenging the Paradigm of Witch-Hunt Historiography. In, Nenonen &Toivo: Writing Witch Hunt Histories. Brill 2013.
- Toivo, Raisa Maria, Gender, Sex and Cultures of Trouble in Witchcraft Studies: European Historiography with Special Reference to Finland. IN Nenonen&Toivo: Writing Witch Hunt histories. Brill 2013.
- Toivo,Raisa Maria, Violence between parents and children: Courts of Law in early modern Finland. The History of the Family 18,2013.
- Toivo, Raisa Maria & Muravyeva, Marianna,'Why and How Gender Matters?' In Muravyeva Marianna & Toivo Raisa Maria (ed.) Gender in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe.London: Routledge,2012.
- Toivo, Raisa Maria, Discerning Voices and Values in the Finnish Witch Trials Records. Studia Neophilologica 2012 (Suppl. 1), 2012, 143--?155.
- Toivo, Raisa, 'Male Witches and Masculinity in early modern Finnish witchcraft trials'. In Muravyeva Marianna & Toivo Raisa Maria (ed.) Gender in late medieval and early modern Europe. London: Routledge, 2012.
- Katajala-Peltomaa, Sari & Toivo, Raisa Maria: Tila ja hoivan kaytanteet keskiajalla ja uuden ajan alussa. Historiallinen aikakauskirja 1/2010.
- Toivo, Raisa Maria: "Women at stake". Interpretations of women's roles in witchcraft and witch hunts from the early 20th century to the present. ARV Nordic Yearbook of Folklore 2006. pp. 187-205.
- Toivo, Raisa Maria: Witch-Craze as Holocaust. In: Davies, Owen & Barry, Jonathan (eds.): Witchcraft historiography. Palgrave 2007. pp.90-107.
- Toivo, Raisa Maria: Usko arjessa ja pyhassakin. In: Haggman, Kai & Makinen, Anssi (eds.): Suomalaisen arjen historia I. WSOY 2006. pp. 175-191. [Faith and religion in daily life]
- Toivo, Raisa Maria: Marking (dis)order: Witchcraft and the symbolics of hierarchy in late seventeenth and early eighteenth-century Finland. In: Davies, Owen & Blecourt, Willem de: Beyond the Witch Trials. Manchester University Press 2004.pp.9-25.
- Toivo Raisa Maria: "Naiset Roviolla." Nykytulkinnat naisten osuudesta noituudessa ja noitavainoissa. In: Katajala-Peltomaa, Sari & Toivo, - Raisa Maria: Paholainen, noituus ja magia - Kristinuskon kaantopuoli. Pahuuden kuvasto vanhassa maailmassa. Tietolipas 203. Suomen Kirjallisuuden Seura 2004. pp.187-243.

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