A History of Women in the West, Volume III: Renaissance and the Enlightenment Paradoxes

A History of Women in the West, Volume III: Renaissance and the Enlightenment Paradoxes

by Georges Duby
     
 

ISBN-10: 067440372X

ISBN-13: 9780674403727

Pub. Date: 01/28/1993

Publisher: Harvard University Press

Volume III of a 'History of Women' draws a richly detailed picture of women in early modern Europe, considering them in a context of work, marriage, and family.

Overview

Volume III of a 'History of Women' draws a richly detailed picture of women in early modern Europe, considering them in a context of work, marriage, and family.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674403727
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Series:
History of Women in the West Series
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
6.57(w) x 9.48(h) x 1.53(d)

Table of Contents

Writing the History of Women
Georges Duby and Michelle Perrot

Women as Historical Actors
Natalie Zemon Davis and Arlette Farge

1. Works and Days

1. Women, Work, and Family
Olwen Hufton

2. The Body, Appearance, and Sexuality
Sara F. Matthews Grieco

3. The Beautiful Woman
Véronique Nahoum-Grappe Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

4. A Daughter to Educate
Martine Sonnet Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

5. Virgins and Mothers between Heaven and Earth
Elisja Schulte van Kessel Translated by Clarissa Botsford

6. Women in Politics
Natalie Zemon Davis

Intermezzo

7. Judging by Images
Françoise Borin Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

2. So Much is Said about Her

8. The Ambiguities of Literature
Jean-Paul Desaive Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

9. The Theater
Eric A. Nicholson

10. A Sampling of Eighteenth-Century Philosophy
Michèle Crampe Casnabet Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

11. The Discourse of Medicine and Science
Evelyne Berriot-Salvadore Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

12. From Conversation to Creation
Claude Dulong Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

13. Female Journalists
Nina Rattner Gelbart

14. Witches
Jean-Michel Sallmann Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

15. Prostitutes
Kathryn Norberg

16. Criminals
Nicole Castan Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

17. Protesters Plain to See
Arlette Farge Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

4. Women's Voices

Gluckel of Hameln, Jewish Merchant Woman
Natalis Zemon Davis

Anne-Françoise Cornet, Parisian Artisan
Arlette Farge Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

Notes

Bibliography

Contributors

Illustration Credits

Index

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