Opera Muliebria: Women and Work in Medieval Europe / Edition 1

Opera Muliebria: Women and Work in Medieval Europe / Edition 1

by David Herlihy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0075577445

ISBN-13: 9780075577447

Pub. Date: 01/28/1990

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This original research traces the long,complex evolution of women's prominent participation in many forms of productive activity from antiquity to the late Middle Ages. Using primary sources,the author highlights women's work in the textile industry,agriculture,education and medicine,and explains their diminishing social and professional visibility toward the end of

Overview

This original research traces the long,complex evolution of women's prominent participation in many forms of productive activity from antiquity to the late Middle Ages. Using primary sources,the author highlights women's work in the textile industry,agriculture,education and medicine,and explains their diminishing social and professional visibility toward the end of that era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780075577447
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/28/1990
Series:
New Perspectives on European History Series
Pages:
288

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