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When Gossips Meet: Women, Family, and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England (Oxford Studies in Social History)

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This book explores how women of the poorer and middling sorts in early modern England sought to make the best of their lives in a society that excluded or marginalized them in almost every sphere. It argues that networks of close friends ('gossips') provided invaluable moral and practical support, helping them to shape their own lives and to play an active role in the affairs of the local community.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [383]-385) and index.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Patriarchy and the World of Gossips

3. Families and Gossips: The Experience of Marriage

4. Maidservants and the Politics of the Household

5. Women and Neighbours: Female Disputes

6. Women and Neighbours: Disputes with Men

7. Women as Citizens: Public and Political Life

8. Recreation, Religion, and Female Culture

9. Conclusion

Bibliography of Unpublished Sources

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199255986
Author:
Capp, Bernard
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Women's Studies - History
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
History, World | British | 17th C
Subject:
History, World | British | 16th C
Subject:
England Social conditions 16th century.
Subject:
Women - Social conditions - 16th century
Subject:
World History-England General
Series:
Oxford studies in social history
Series Volume:
no. 5.
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 line drawing
Pages:
408
Dimensions:
5.7 x 8.6 x 1.2 in 1.31 lb

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Europe » Great Britain » General History
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » World History » England » General
History and Social Science » World History » General

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