Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe / Edition 3

Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe / Edition 3

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by Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks
     
 

New edition of Merry Wiesner-Hanks' prize-winning survey of women and gender in early modern Europe.See more details below

Overview

New edition of Merry Wiesner-Hanks' prize-winning survey of women and gender in early modern Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521873727
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/2008
Series:
New Approaches to European History Series, #41
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Merry Wiesner-Hanks is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is the co-editor of the Sixteenth Century Journal. Her previous publications include Early Modern Europe 1450-1789 (2006); Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe (2nd edition 2000), Gender in History (2001), and Christianity and Sexuality in the Early Modern World (2000).

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Ideas and laws regarding women; Part I. Body: 2. The female life-cycle; 3. Women's economic role; Part II. Mind: 4. Literacy and learning; 5. Women and the creation of culture; Part III. Spirit: 6. Religion; 7. Witchcraft; 8. Gender and power; 9. Gender in the Colonial World.

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