Women in Early Medieval Europe, 400-1100 / Edition 1

Women in Early Medieval Europe, 400-1100 / Edition 1

by Lisa M. Bitel
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0521597730

ISBN-13: 9780521597739

Pub. Date: 10/24/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This history of the early European middle ages combines the rich literature of women's history with original research in mainstream history and traditional chronology. Beginning at the end of the Roman empire, the book recreates the lives of ordinary women and their personal stories. It uses the few documents produced by women, along with archaeological evidence,

Overview

This history of the early European middle ages combines the rich literature of women's history with original research in mainstream history and traditional chronology. Beginning at the end of the Roman empire, the book recreates the lives of ordinary women and their personal stories. It uses the few documents produced by women, along with archaeological evidence, art, and the written records of medieval men.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521597739
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/24/2002
Series:
Cambridge Medieval Textbooks Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Gender and landscapes; 2. Invasions, migrations, and barbarian queens; 3. The theory and practice of religion; 4. Survival by kinship, marriage, and motherhood; 5. The take-off: mobility and economic opportunity; 6. Conclusion: concerning famous women before and after 1100.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >