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Publisher Comments:

Throughout her career as a medieval historian, Eileen Power was engaged on a book about women in the Middle Ages, but did not live to write the book. The material she researched and collected, compiled and edited here by M.M. Postan, reveals the fascinating worlds in which noble ladies, peasants, townswomen, and nuns lived, were educated, worked, and worshipped during the Middle Ages. 43 photos.

Synopsis:

A vivid portrayal of women in the Middle Ages, with an engaging essay on Eileen Power by Maxine Berg.

Table of Contents

Foreword: Eileen Power, 1889-1940 Maxine Berg; Preface; 1. Medieval ideas about women; 2. The lady; 3. The working woman in town and country; 4. The education of women; 5. Nunneries; Notes; List of illustrations; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521595568
Editor:
Berg, Maxine
Foreword:
Postan, M. M.
Foreword by:
Berg, Maxine
Foreword:
Berg, Maxine
Author:
Power, Eileen
Author:
Berg, Maxine
Author:
Postan, M. M.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge ;
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
History
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Arts & Humanities
Subject:
Europe - Western
Subject:
Women's Studies - History
Subject:
Middle ages, 500-1500
Subject:
Women -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500.
Subject:
Women -- Europe -- Social conditions.
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Western Europe - General
Subject:
Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Subject:
Gender Studies-General
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Edition Number:
Canto ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Canto Book
Publication Date:
19971031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
43 b/w illus.
Pages:
136
Dimensions:
8.48x5.44x.39 in. .34 lbs.
Age Level:
from 11 to 14

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History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
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