Women, Power, and Religious Patronage in the Middle Ages (New Middle Ages Series) by E. Jordan | 9781403966568 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Women, Power, and Religious Patronage in the Middle Ages (New Middle Ages Series)

Women, Power, and Religious Patronage in the Middle Ages (New Middle Ages Series)

by E. Jordan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403966567

ISBN-13: 9781403966568

Pub. Date: 05/27/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

By examining a significant corpus of secular and monastic charters, this study provides a more complex understanding of the role of religious patronage in medieval society, specifically offering a glimpse of the experience of female rulers in a period when actions were often constrained and obscured by gender bias.

Overview

By examining a significant corpus of secular and monastic charters, this study provides a more complex understanding of the role of religious patronage in medieval society, specifically offering a glimpse of the experience of female rulers in a period when actions were often constrained and obscured by gender bias.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403966568
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
05/27/2006
Series:
The New Middle Ages Series
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Countesses of Flanders and Hainaut Power and Authority in the Thirteenth Century: Noblewomen as Political Actors The Paradox of Gender: Exercising Power in a Patriarchal World The Conjunction of Piety and Politics Securing Salvation: Religious Patronage and Women Conclusion

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