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Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe

Authors

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…

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Key features

  • A new edition of this prize-winning survey, updated to incorporate the newest scholarship throughout every chapter
  • Global issues are threaded more fully through the book, reflecting the permeability of Europe's past borders
  • The book is accompanied by a revised website featuring extensive updated bibliographies, web links, and primary source material

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