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Women In Early Modern England, 1500-1700 : Introductions to History - Jacqueline Eales

Women In Early Modern England, 1500-1700

Introductions to History


Published: 14th April 1998
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This concise introduction provides an overview of the state of research on women's history in the early modern period. It emcompasses a guide to the historiography, an assessment of the major debates, and information about the varied sources available for women's history in this period. Arranged around familiar themes - the family, work, religion, education - the book presents a comprehensive survey of the social, economic and political position of women in England in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Introduction: Historiography and debate
Sources for women's history
Proscriptions and stereotypes: Ideal images of women
The education of women
Social practice: The female ruler
Women and the family
The rights of women
Women and work
Women and religion
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ISBN: 9781857282689
ISBN-10: 185728268X
Series: Introductions to History
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 14th April 1998
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.87  x 1.12
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 1