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Women of the Renaissance

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ISBN-10: 0226436187

ISBN-13: 9780226436180

Edition: 1991

Authors: Margaret L. King, Catherine R. Stimpson

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In this informative and lively volume, Margaret L. King synthesizes a large body of literature on the condition of western European women in the Renaissance centuries (1350-1650), crafting a much-needed and unified overview of women's experience in Renaissance society. Utilizing the perspectives of social, church, and intellectual history, King looks at women of all classes, in both usual and unusual settings. She first describes the familial roles filled by most women of the day--as mothers, daughters, wives, widows, and workers. She turns then to that significant fraction of women in, and acted upon, by the church: nuns, uncloistered holy women, saints, heretics, reformers,and witches,…    
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/15/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 350
Size: 7.44" wide x 8.90" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

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