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Gender, Church and State in Early Modern Germany : Essays by Merry E. Wiesner

By: Wiesner, Merry E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Women And Men In History: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (380 p.).ISBN: 9781317886884.Subject(s): Feminism -- Germany | Feminism -- Political aspects | Women -- Germany -- Social conditions | Women -- Government policy -- Germany | Women and religionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gender, Church and State in Early Modern Germany : Essays by Merry E. WiesnerDDC classification: 305.42/0943 | 305.420943 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Dedication; Introduction; 1. Women's defence of their public role; PART ONE: Religion; Introductory essay; 2. From spiritual virginity to family as calling; 3. Ideology meets the Empire: reformed convents and the Reformation; 4. The Reformation of the women; PART TWO: Law; Introductory essay; 5. Frail, weak, and helpless: women's legal position in theory and reality; 6. Paternalism in practice: the control of servants and prostitutes in early modern German cities
7. War, work, and wealth: the bases of citizenship in early modern German citiesPART THREE: Work; Introductory essay; 8. Spinning out capital: women's work in the early modern economy; 9. Guilds, male bonding and women's work in early modern Germany; 10. Wandervögel and women: journeymen's concepts of masculinity in early modern Germany; PART FOUR: In Conclusion; 11. Reassessing, transforming, complicating: two decades of early modern women's history; Bibliography; Index
Summary: This text brings together eleven important pieces by Merry Wiesner, several of them previously unpublished, on three major areas in the study of women and gender in early modern Germany: religion, law and work. The final chapter, specially written for this volume addresses three fundamental questions: "Did women have a Reformation?"; "What effects did the development of capitalism have on women?"; and "Do the concepts ''Renaissance'' and ''Early Modern'' apply to women''s experience?" The book concludes with an extensive bibliographical essay exploring both English and German scholarship.
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Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Dedication; Introduction; 1. Women's defence of their public role; PART ONE: Religion; Introductory essay; 2. From spiritual virginity to family as calling; 3. Ideology meets the Empire: reformed convents and the Reformation; 4. The Reformation of the women; PART TWO: Law; Introductory essay; 5. Frail, weak, and helpless: women's legal position in theory and reality; 6. Paternalism in practice: the control of servants and prostitutes in early modern German cities

7. War, work, and wealth: the bases of citizenship in early modern German citiesPART THREE: Work; Introductory essay; 8. Spinning out capital: women's work in the early modern economy; 9. Guilds, male bonding and women's work in early modern Germany; 10. Wandervögel and women: journeymen's concepts of masculinity in early modern Germany; PART FOUR: In Conclusion; 11. Reassessing, transforming, complicating: two decades of early modern women's history; Bibliography; Index

This text brings together eleven important pieces by Merry Wiesner, several of them previously unpublished, on three major areas in the study of women and gender in early modern Germany: religion, law and work. The final chapter, specially written for this volume addresses three fundamental questions: "Did women have a Reformation?"; "What effects did the development of capitalism have on women?"; and "Do the concepts ''Renaissance'' and ''Early Modern'' apply to women''s experience?" The book concludes with an extensive bibliographical essay exploring both English and German scholarship.

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