Sisters and Workers in the Middle Ages

Sisters and Workers in the Middle Ages

by Judith M. Bennett
     
 

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These essays provide a greater understanding of the ways on which gender has played a part in determining relations of power in Western cultures. This volume makes a vital contribution to the current scholarship about women in the Middle Ages.

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These essays provide a greater understanding of the ways on which gender has played a part in determining relations of power in Western cultures. This volume makes a vital contribution to the current scholarship about women in the Middle Ages.

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Contains 1967 entries: works by Ralegh, criticisms of these, and works on him. Focusing on medieval women with a wide range of occupations and life- styles, these interdisciplinary essays examine women's activities within the patriarchal structures of the time. Included are sections on women and work, cultural production and literacy, and religious life. With eight pages of b&w illustrations. Paper edition (unseen), $15. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780226042480
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press Journals
Publication date:
11/28/1994
Series:
Publications of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Edition description:
1
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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