The Fourth Estate: A History of Women in the Middle Ages

2nd Edition

Shulamith Shahar

Published April 17, 2003
Reference - 390 Pages
ISBN 9780415308519 - CAT# RU26101

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Did women really constitute a `fourth estate' in medieval society and, if so, in what sense? In this wide-ranging study Shulamith Shahar considers this and the whole question of the varying attitudes to women and their status in western Europe between the twelfth and the fifteenth centuries.


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