Considering Medieval Women and Gender

1st Edition

Susan Mosher Stuard

Published February 28, 2010
Reference - 318 Pages
ISBN 9780754669135 - CAT# Y238177
Series: Variorum Collected Studies


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Professor Stuard collects here a set of her articles on women and gender in the Middle Ages, beginning with her first, published in 1975. The first section, on marriage, opens with an exploration of the Ragusa/Dubrovnik archives, reaches out to consider patterns of gift-giving at marriage and of consumption. The second section focuses on slavery, specifically women destined for domestic service. The final parts contain historiographical surveys of the field of women and gender studies, and three biographical studies.

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