Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe

TitleWomen and Gender in Early Modern Europe
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsWiesner, Merry E.
PublisherCambridge University Press
CityNew York

In this study, Merry Wiesner summarizes the latest scholarship regarding topics such as sexuality, masculinity, the impact of colonialism, and women's role as consumers. Other themes investigated include the female lifecycle, literacy, women's economic role, artistic creation, female piety and witchcraft, and the relationship between gender and power. The structure of the study reflects the tripartite division of the self: mind, body, and spirit.  Coverage is geographically broad, including Russia, Scandinavia, the Ottoman Empire, and the Iberian peninsula. [WorldCat]

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