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Lives and voices : sources in European women's history / Lisa DiCaprio, Merry E. Wiesner.

By: DiCaprio, Lisa.
Contributor(s): Wiesner, Merry E, 1952-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2000Description: ix, 633 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0395970520; 9780395970522.Subject(s): Women -- Europe -- History -- SourcesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Lives and voices.DDC classification: 305.4/094 LOC classification: HQ1587 | .D53 2000
Partial contents:
The ancient Mediterranean and Western Asia (2300 B.C.E.-500 B.C.E.): Hittite ritual against domestic quarrel; Hammurabi's code -- The Greek world (600 B.C.E.-200 C.E.): The politics / Aristotle; Hymn to Aphrodite / Sappho -- The Roman world (fifth century B.C.E.-sixth century C.E.): Against Apion / Flavius Josephus; Gospel of Mary Magdalene -- The Early and High Middle Ages (fifth-fourteenth centuries): The laws of the Salian Franks; Summa theologica / Thomas Aquinas -- The Late Middle Ages and the Renaissance (fourteenth-sixteenth centuries): Duties of rural workers; The book of the city of ladies / Christine de Pizan -- Early modern social and economic developments (1500-1750): Marriage in law codes; Regulation of city brothels -- Early modern religious and intellectual developments (1500-1800): First blast of the trumpet against the monstrous regiment of women, 1558 / John Knox -- The French Revolution, industrialization, and midcentury working-class movements: Women and revolutionary divorce legislation; Chartist women demand equal political rights -- Development of Bourgeois and working-class feminism: The Crimean war / Florence Nightingale -- World War I and the Russian Revolution: Women's popular protests in Berlin -- Interwar period: Women and French fascism / L. Blondel -- Women and fascism, World War II, and the Holocaust: A mother's diary / N. Last -- Women and post-war Europe, 1945-1980: I am a feminist / S. de Beauvoir -- The 1980s to the present: Conservative Party principles / M. Thatcher.
Summary: [This] reader ... anthologizes primary source materials about women's lives and presents an overview of the variety of women's experiences dating from ancient Mesopotamia to contemporary Bosnia. This primary source reader includes classics in women's history such as works by Plato, Christine de Pizan, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Virginia Woolf, as well as sources that have never before been published in English. The collection ... ranges widely in terms of topic, social class, and geography; both male- and female-authored texts are included to present a range of normative, descriptive, and reflective materials. Topics discussed include family, work, religion, culture, immigration, global economy, and politics.--Back cover.
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The ancient Mediterranean and Western Asia (2300 B.C.E.-500 B.C.E.): Hittite ritual against domestic quarrel; Hammurabi's code -- The Greek world (600 B.C.E.-200 C.E.): The politics / Aristotle; Hymn to Aphrodite / Sappho -- The Roman world (fifth century B.C.E.-sixth century C.E.): Against Apion / Flavius Josephus; Gospel of Mary Magdalene -- The Early and High Middle Ages (fifth-fourteenth centuries): The laws of the Salian Franks; Summa theologica / Thomas Aquinas -- The Late Middle Ages and the Renaissance (fourteenth-sixteenth centuries): Duties of rural workers; The book of the city of ladies / Christine de Pizan -- Early modern social and economic developments (1500-1750): Marriage in law codes; Regulation of city brothels -- Early modern religious and intellectual developments (1500-1800): First blast of the trumpet against the monstrous regiment of women, 1558 / John Knox -- The French Revolution, industrialization, and midcentury working-class movements: Women and revolutionary divorce legislation; Chartist women demand equal political rights -- Development of Bourgeois and working-class feminism: The Crimean war / Florence Nightingale -- World War I and the Russian Revolution: Women's popular protests in Berlin -- Interwar period: Women and French fascism / L. Blondel -- Women and fascism, World War II, and the Holocaust: A mother's diary / N. Last -- Women and post-war Europe, 1945-1980: I am a feminist / S. de Beauvoir -- The 1980s to the present: Conservative Party principles / M. Thatcher.

[This] reader ... anthologizes primary source materials about women's lives and presents an overview of the variety of women's experiences dating from ancient Mesopotamia to contemporary Bosnia. This primary source reader includes classics in women's history such as works by Plato, Christine de Pizan, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Virginia Woolf, as well as sources that have never before been published in English. The collection ... ranges widely in terms of topic, social class, and geography; both male- and female-authored texts are included to present a range of normative, descriptive, and reflective materials. Topics discussed include family, work, religion, culture, immigration, global economy, and politics.--Back cover.

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