Women in Late Medieval and Reformation Europe 1200-1500 (European Culture and Society Series) / Edition 1
  • Women in Late Medieval and Reformation Europe 1200-1500 (European Culture and Society Series) / Edition 1
  • Women in Late Medieval and Reformation Europe 1200-1500 (European Culture and Society Series) / Edition 1

Women in Late Medieval and Reformation Europe 1200-1500 (European Culture and Society Series) / Edition 1

by Helen M. Jewell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333912578

ISBN-13: 9780333912577

Pub. Date: 01/23/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Recent books in the field have tended to dazzle the reader with the latest research. A lot is left unsaid, however, leaving dangerous holes for the newcomer. This clear textbook helps the reader to establish an idea of how the medieval world (from c.1200-1550) fitted together and how women fitted into that world, without neglecting recent work.
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Overview

Recent books in the field have tended to dazzle the reader with the latest research. A lot is left unsaid, however, leaving dangerous holes for the newcomer. This clear textbook helps the reader to establish an idea of how the medieval world (from c.1200-1550) fitted together and how women fitted into that world, without neglecting recent work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333912577
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/23/2007
Series:
European Culture & Society Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
• Contemporary Gender Theory and Society's Expectations of Women
• Women's Function in Rural Communities
• Women's Function in Urban Communities
• Women and Power
• Women and Religion
• Women Who Exceeded Society's Expectations
• Conclusions

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