Gender in Urban Europe: Sites of Political Activity and Citizenship, 1750-1900

1st Edition

Krista Cowman, Nina Javette Koefoed, Åsa Karlsson Sjögren

Routledge
Published June 2, 2014
Reference - 236 Pages - 1 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415858892 - CAT# Y152218
Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

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Summary

This volume offers an integrated set of local studies exploring the gendering of political activities across a variety of sites ranging from print culture, courts, government and philanthropic bodies and public spaces, outlining how a particular activity was constituted as political and exploring how this contributed to a gendered concept of citizenship. The comparative and transnational perspectives revealed through combining such work contributes to establishing new knowledge about the relationship between gender, citizenship and the development of the modern town in Northern Europe.

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