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Women in Medieval Western European Culture.

By: Mitchell, Linda E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012Description: 1 online resource (423 p.).ISBN: 9781136521966.Subject(s): Social history - Medieval, 500-1500 | Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500 | Women - Europe, Western - History - Middle Ages, 500-1500 | Women -- Europe, Western -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500 | Women - Europe, Western - Social conditions | Women -- Europe, Western -- Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women in Medieval Western European CultureDDC classification: 305.42/094/0902 | 305.420902 | 305.420940902 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
WOMEN IN MEDIEVAL WESTERN EUROPEAN CULTURE; Copyright; Contents; Introduction: Sources for the History of Medieval Women; Part I. Women in Medieval Society: Introduction; Chapter 1: Powerful Allies and Dangerous Adversaries: Noblewomen in Medieval Society; Chapter 2: Women in Medieval Urban Society; Chapter 3: So Strategize: The Demands in the Day of the Peasant Woman in Medieval Europe; Chapter 4: Medieval Jewish Women; Chapter 5: Women in Byzantine Society; Chapter 6: Women in Medieval Islamic Society; Part II. Women and Law in the Middle Ages: Introduction
Chapter 7: Common Law for Margery: Separate But Not EqualChapter 8: Women and Law in France and Italy; Chapter 9: Women and Medieval Canon Law; Part III. Women and the Medieval Political World: Introduction; Chapter 10: Women and Politics in the Byzantine Empire: Imperial Women; Chapter 11: Medieval Queenship; Chapter 12: Noblewomen and Political Activity; Chapter 13: Women and Politics in the Urban Milieu; Part IV. Economics and Work in the Urban World: Introduction; Chapter 14: Working Women in the Medieval City
Chapter 15: Urban Women, Investment, and the Commercial Revolution of the Middle AgesPart V. Women and Medieval Christianity: Introduction; Chapter 16: Nuns and Other Religious: Women and Christianity in the Middle Ages; Chapter 17: Witches, Saints, and Other "Others": Women and Deviance in Medieval Culture; Part VI. Women and Medieval Culture: Literature and Art: Introduction; Chapter 18: Women''s Representation in Male-Authored Works of the Middle Ages; Chapter 19: Sounding Trumpets, Chords of Light, and Little Knives: Medieval Women Writers
Chapter 20: Approaching Medieval Women Through Medieval ArtAppendix; Bibliography; Contributors; Index
Summary: This is the book that teachers of courses on women in the Middle Ages have been wanting to write-or see written-for years. Essays written by specialists in their respective fields cover a range of topics unmatched in depth and breadth by any other introductory text. Depictions of women in literature and art, women in the medieval urban landscape, an the issue of women''s relation to definitions of deviance and otherness all receive particular attention. Geographical regions such as the Byzantine Empire and the Islamic Near East are fully incorporated into the text, expanding the horizons of medieval studies. The collection is organized thematically and includes all the tools needed to contextualize women in medieval society and culture.
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WOMEN IN MEDIEVAL WESTERN EUROPEAN CULTURE; Copyright; Contents; Introduction: Sources for the History of Medieval Women; Part I. Women in Medieval Society: Introduction; Chapter 1: Powerful Allies and Dangerous Adversaries: Noblewomen in Medieval Society; Chapter 2: Women in Medieval Urban Society; Chapter 3: So Strategize: The Demands in the Day of the Peasant Woman in Medieval Europe; Chapter 4: Medieval Jewish Women; Chapter 5: Women in Byzantine Society; Chapter 6: Women in Medieval Islamic Society; Part II. Women and Law in the Middle Ages: Introduction

Chapter 7: Common Law for Margery: Separate But Not EqualChapter 8: Women and Law in France and Italy; Chapter 9: Women and Medieval Canon Law; Part III. Women and the Medieval Political World: Introduction; Chapter 10: Women and Politics in the Byzantine Empire: Imperial Women; Chapter 11: Medieval Queenship; Chapter 12: Noblewomen and Political Activity; Chapter 13: Women and Politics in the Urban Milieu; Part IV. Economics and Work in the Urban World: Introduction; Chapter 14: Working Women in the Medieval City

Chapter 15: Urban Women, Investment, and the Commercial Revolution of the Middle AgesPart V. Women and Medieval Christianity: Introduction; Chapter 16: Nuns and Other Religious: Women and Christianity in the Middle Ages; Chapter 17: Witches, Saints, and Other "Others": Women and Deviance in Medieval Culture; Part VI. Women and Medieval Culture: Literature and Art: Introduction; Chapter 18: Women''s Representation in Male-Authored Works of the Middle Ages; Chapter 19: Sounding Trumpets, Chords of Light, and Little Knives: Medieval Women Writers

Chapter 20: Approaching Medieval Women Through Medieval ArtAppendix; Bibliography; Contributors; Index

This is the book that teachers of courses on women in the Middle Ages have been wanting to write-or see written-for years. Essays written by specialists in their respective fields cover a range of topics unmatched in depth and breadth by any other introductory text. Depictions of women in literature and art, women in the medieval urban landscape, an the issue of women''s relation to definitions of deviance and otherness all receive particular attention. Geographical regions such as the Byzantine Empire and the Islamic Near East are fully incorporated into the text, expanding the horizons of medieval studies. The collection is organized thematically and includes all the tools needed to contextualize women in medieval society and culture.

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