From Workshop to Warfare

The Lives of Medieval Women

Author: Carol Adams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780521399838

Category: Social Science

Page: 44

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Challenges the popular myth of medieval women in the home, working at their tapestry, through a range of primary sources. The authors look at marriage and childbirth in the Middle Ages and then examine the day-to-day lives of women at all levels of society.
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Women's Roles in the Middle Ages

Author: Sandy Bardsley

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313336355

Category: History

Page: 231

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Explores the role of European women in the Middle Ages, discussing specifically the relationship between women and religion, work, family, law, and culture and noting the differences wrought by class, age, marital status, and region and time period.
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British Economic and Social History

A Bibliographical Guide

Author: R. C. Richardson,William Henry Chaloner

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 9780719036002

Category: Great Britain

Page: 271

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The European World, 400-1450

Author: Barbara A. Hanawalt

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195178440

Category: History

Page: 189

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Chronicles the events of the Middle Ages in Europe, including city life, commerce, religious institutions, governments, feudalism, and advances in science and technology, through the eyes of royalty, commoners, priests, lay people, explorers, scientists,and artists.
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A Companion to Britain in the Later Middle Ages

Author: S. H. Rigby

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470998776

Category: History

Page: 688

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This authoritative survey of Britain in the later Middle Ages comprises 28 chapters written by leading figures in the field. Covers social, economic, political, religious, and cultural history in England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales Provides a guide to the historical debates over the later Middle Ages Addresses questions at the leading edge of historical scholarship Each chapter includes suggestions for further reading
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Gender in Medieval Culture

Author: Michelle M. Sauer

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1441186948

Category: History

Page: 224

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Gender in Medieval Culture provides a detailed examination of medieval society's views on both gender and sexuality, and shows how they are inextricably linked. Sex roles were clearly defined in the medieval world although there were exceptions to the rules, and this book examines both the commonplace world view and the exceptions to it. The volume looks not only at the social and economic considerations of gender but also the religious and legal implications, arguing that both ecclesiastical and secular laws governed behaviour. The book covers key topics, including femininity and masculinity and how medieval society constructed these terms; sexuality and sex; transgressive sexualities such as homosexuality, adultery and chastity; and the gendered body of Christ, including the idea of Jesus as mother and affective spirituality. Using a clear chapter structure for easy navigation and categorisation, as well as a glossary of terms, the book will be a vital resource for students of medieval history.
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Women in the Middle Ages: A-J

Author: Katharina M. Wilson,Nadia Margolis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780313330179

Category: Women

Page: 997

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Manuals of Conduct, Morals and Penance, Martyrs, Sufferers, Prisoners and Victims, Misogynistic/Feminist Topics, Debates and Theoretical Concepts, Mothers (Royal, Dynastic and Theological), Musicians, Composers and Musical Genres, Mystics and Visionary Authors, Rulers (Popes, Empresses, Queens, Noblewomen), Saintsʼ Cults, Lives: Authors and Heroines, Scholars, Humanists, Thinkers and Teachers, Sportswomen, Tradeswomen and Workers, Virgins, Warriors, Protectors and Protesters, Wives and Widows, Writers (Literary), Poets, Translators and Patrons.
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The Medieval and Early Modern World

Primary Sources and Reference Volume

Author: Bonnie G. Smith,Donald R. Kelley

Publisher: Medieval & Early Modern World

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 174

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Tells the colorful story of a pivotal period that is crucial to understanding our own times. The expansion of trade and city life, the spread and reform of religious institutions, the rise of regional empires and local feudal regimes, and revolutional advances in science and technology laid the foundation for the modern world. Told through the words and experiences of the people who lived it, this is a world history for a new generation.
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Language as the Site of Revolt in Medieval and Early Modern England

Speaking as a Woman

Author: M. C. Bodden

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230337651

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 257

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Despite attempts to suppress early women's speech, this study demonstrates that women were still actively engaged in cultural practices and speech strategies that were both complicit with the patriarchal ideology whilst also undermining it.
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FBN

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780962278907

Category: Women's bookstores

Page: 36

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Heather's favorite number is two. She has two arms, two legs, two eyes, two ears, two hands, and two feet. Heather also has two mommies, Mama Jane and Mamma Kate.
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Rib

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Feminism

Page: N.A

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Inventing Eleanor

The Medieval and Post-Medieval Image of Eleanor of Aquitaine

Author: Michael R. Evans

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1441146032

Category: History

Page: 224

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Eleanor of Aquitaine (1124-1204), queen of France and England and mother of two kings, has often been described as one of the most remarkable women of the Middle Ages. Yet her real achievements have been embellished--and even obscured--by myths that have grown up over eight centuries. This process began in her own lifetime, as chroniclers reported rumours of her scandalous conduct on crusade, and has continued ever since. She has been variously viewed as an adulterous queen, a monstrous mother and a jealous murderess, but also as a patron of literature, champion of courtly love and proto-feminist defender of women's rights. Inventing Eleanor interrogates the myths that have grown up around the figure of Eleanor of Aquitaine and investigates how and why historians and artists have invented an Eleanor who is very different from the 12th-century queen. The book first considers the medieval primary sources and then proceeds to trace the post-medieval development of the image of Eleanor, from demonic queen to feminist icon, in historiography and the broader culture.
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The Historian

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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The Oxford Handbook of the English Revolution

Author: Michael J. Braddick

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191667277

Category: History

Page: 672

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This Handbook brings together leading historians of the events surrounding the English revolution, exploring how the events of the revolution grew out of, and resonated, in the politics and interactions of the each of the Three Kingdoms - England, Scotland, and Ireland. It captures a shared British and Irish history, comparing the significance of events and outcomes across the Three Kingdoms. In doing so, the Handbook offers a broader context for the history of the Scottish Covenanters, the Irish Rising of 1641, and the government of Confederate Ireland, as well as the British and Irish perspective on the English civil wars, the English revolution, the Regicide, and Cromwellian period. The Oxford Handbook of the English Revolution explores the significance of these events on a much broader front than conventional studies. The events are approached not simply as political, economic, and social crises, but as challenges to the predominant forms of religious and political thought, social relations, and standard forms of cultural expression. The contributors provide up-to-date analysis of the political happenings, considering the structures of social and political life that shaped and were re-shaped by the crisis. The Handbook goes on to explore the long-term legacies of the crisis in the Three Kingdoms and their impact in a wider European context.
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Books in Series

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780835221092

Category: Monographic series

Page: 1756

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History Today

Author: Peter Quennell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: N.A

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Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women

Global Women's Issues and Knowledge

Author: Cheris Kramarae,Dale Spender

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135963150

Category: Reference

Page: 2050

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For a full list of entries and contributors, sample entries, and more, visit the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women website. Featuring comprehensive global coverage of women's issues and concerns, from violence and sexuality to feminist theory, the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women brings the field into the new millennium. In over 900 signed A-Z entries from US and Europe, Asia, the Americas, Oceania, and the Middle East, the women who pioneered the field from its inception collaborate with the new scholars who are shaping the future of women's studies to create the new standard work for anyone who needs information on women-related subjects.
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