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Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe

4th edition

Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
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This fourth edition of Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks's prize-winning survey features significant changes to every chapter, designed to reflect the newest scholarship. Global issues have been threaded throughout the book, while still preserving the clear thematic structure of previous editions. Thus readers will find expanded discussions of gendered racial hierarchies, migration, missionaries, and consumer goods. In addition, there is enhanced coverage of recent theoretical directions; the ideas, beliefs, and practices of ordinary people; early industrialization; women's learning, letter writing, and artistic…
Frontmatter
pp i-iv
Contents
pp v-v
List of Figures and Maps
pp vi-vii
Acknowledgments
pp viii-x
Introduction
pp 1-21
1 - Ideas and Laws
pp 22-60
Part I - Body
pp 61-62
2 - The Female Life Cycle
pp 63-111
3 - Women’s Economic Role
pp 112-156
Part II - Mind
pp 157-158
4 - Learning and Letters
pp 159-194
5 - The Creation of Culture
pp 195-228
Part III - Spirit
pp 229-230
6 - Religion
pp 231-277
7 - Witchcraft
pp 278-302
8 - Gender and Power
pp 303-336
9 - Gender in the Colonial World
pp 337-372
Index
pp 373-380
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Online ISBN: 9781108683524
Published online: 07 March 2019
Hardback ISBN: 9781108496995
Hardback publication date: 24 January 2019
Paperback ISBN: 9781108739351
Paperback publication date: 24 January 2019

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