Masculinities, Violence, Childhood: Attending to Early Modern Women--and Men

Masculinities, Violence, Childhood: Attending to Early Modern Women--and Men

by Amy E. Leonard
     
 

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This interdisciplinary volume includes essays and workshop summaries for the 2006 Attending to Early Modern Women—and Men symposium. Essays and workshop summaries are divided into four sections, "Masculinities," "Violence," "Childhood," and "Pedagogies". Taken together, they considers women's works, lives, and culture across geographical regions, primarily in

Overview

This interdisciplinary volume includes essays and workshop summaries for the 2006 Attending to Early Modern Women—and Men symposium. Essays and workshop summaries are divided into four sections, "Masculinities," "Violence," "Childhood," and "Pedagogies". Taken together, they considers women's works, lives, and culture across geographical regions, primarily in England, France, Germany, Italy, the Low Countries, the Caribbean , and the Islamic world and explore the shift in scholarly understanding of women's lives and works when they are placed alongside nuanced considerations of men's lives and works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781611490183
Publisher:
University of Delaware Press
Publication date:
12/23/2010
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.39(w) x 9.41(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Amy E. Leonard is associate professor of history at Georgetown University. Karen L. Nelson is associate director of the Center for Renaissance & Baroque Studies at the University of Maryland.

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