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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Europe and the Middle Ages

Author: Edward Peters

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780130967725

Category: History

Page: 477

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This comprehensive, well-balanced historical survey of medieval Europe—from Roman imperial provinces to the Renaissance—covers all aspects of the history (political, literary, religious, intellectual, etc.) with a focus on social and political themes. It presents a complete picture of the complex process by which an ecumenical civilization that once ringed the basin of the Mediterranean Sea, evolved into three other distinctive civilizations—Latin Europe, Greek Eastern Europe and Asia Minor, and Islam. A six-part organization outlines late Mediterranean antiquity and early northern Europe; two heirs of the ancient world; the early Middle Ages; Christendom: authority and enterprise, 950-1100; culture and society in the high Middle Ages, 1100-1325; and Christendom and Europe, 1325-1519. For anyone interested in the history of Europe and the Middle Ages.


Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Feminism

Page: N.A

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