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Women and gender in early modern Europe

Merry E. Wiesner

Women and gender in early modern Europe

by Merry E. Wiesner

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Europe -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMerry E. Wiesner-Hanks.
    SeriesNew approaches to European history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1587 .W54 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16364299M
    ISBN 109780521873727, 9780521695442
    LC Control Number2007039502

      The third edition of Merry Wiesner-Hanks' prize-winning survey of women and gender in early modern Europe. The updated edition features an entirely new chapter on gender and race in the colonial world; expanded coverage of eighteenth century developments including the Enlightenment; and enhanced discussions of masculinity, single women, same-sex relations, humanism, and women. This updated edition of Merry Wiesner-Hanks' prize-winning survey of women and gender in early modern Europe features an entirely new chapter on gender and race in the colonial world; expanded coverage of eighteenth century developments including the Enlightenment; and enhanced discussions of masculinity, single women, same-sex relations, humanism, and women.

    Get this from a library! Women and gender in early modern Europe. [Merry E Wiesner] -- This fourth edition of Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks's prize-winning survey features significant changes to every chapter, designed to reflect the newest scholarship. Global issues have been threaded. Research on women and gender in the early modern world is booming: the field has a scholarly society that is now more than twenty years old; a specialized annual journal; a tri-annual conference; and a book series. How the topic is studied has changed over time: while past scholarship tended to focu.

    Over the past forty years, the study of women and gender has become foundational for understanding the early modern period. By challenging, revising, and expanding scholarly discourse about the lives, power, prerogatives, and challenges of women across class and geographical boundaries. Wiesner-Hanks is a senior editor of The Sixteenth Century Journal: The Journal of Early Modern Studies, and an editor of the Journal of Global History. Her books include Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe; Gender in History: Global Perspectives; Early Modern Europe, –; and A Concise History of the World.


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Wiesner-Hanks January Author: Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks. The third edition of Merry Wiesner-Hanks' prize-winning survey of women and gender in early modern Europe. The updated edition features an entirely new chapter on gender and race in the colonial world; expanded coverage of eighteenth century developments including the Enlightenment; and enhanced discussions of masculinity, single women, same-sex relations, humanism, and women 4/5().

When I first began to study women in early modern Europe, I could read everything that had been published in the field in a couple of months.

Now my bookshelves groan and my file cab-inets burst with a spectacular array of research, and there is an entire book series (Women and Gender in the Early Modern World) and a spe. Many other historical books on gender and women usually have a negative connotation toward gender in Early Modern Europe, looking at it through a modern perspective.

Wiesner-Hanks is able to show what life was like for women in Early Modern Europe and their relationship to the state, community and family/5(8). Other themes investigated include the female life-cycle, literacy, women's economic role, artistic creation, female piety - and witchcraft - and the relationship between gender and power.

The clear and helpful structure of the first edition remains: it reflects the tripartite division of the self - mind, body, 5/5(2). Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks is a Distinguished Professor of History and Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

She is the senior editor of the Sixteenth Century Journal, an editor of the Journal of Global History, the editor-in-chief of the seven-volume The Cambridge World History (Cambridge, ), and the author or editor of thirty books and.

Book Description. As one of the first books to treat portraits of early modern women as a discrete subject, this volume considers the possibilities and limits of agency and identity for women in history and, with particular attention to gender, as categories of analysis for women.

This exploration of sexuality and gender in Renaissance art and literature starts from an assumption that would have seemed unthinkable a generation ago: that the 'natural' phenomena of sex, gender and subjectivity are constructed rather than essentially biological or fixed.

The essays rise to the challenge of producing a new post-Foucaultian history of gender and sexuality. This book will be of importance for courses in gender history, early modern Europe, and comparative history."--Jacket Includes bibliographical references and index Ideas and laws regarding women -- Body -- The female life-cycle -- Women's economic role -- Mind -- Literacy and learning -- Women and the creation of culture -- Spirit -- Religion Pages: Acknowledgements Abbreviations and Conventions Notes on Contributors Introduction, Sylvia Brown PART I.

QUAKER WOMEN AND RADICAL ACTIVISM ACROSS THE BOUNDARIES 1. Prophetic Cries at Whitehall: The Gender Dynamics of Early Quaker Women’s Injurious Speech, Kirilka Stavreva 2.

The Radical Travels of Mary Fisher: Walking and Writing in the Universal. Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks is Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and an experienced textbook author. Her recent books include Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe (third edition, Cambridge University Press, ), Christianity and Sexuality in the Early Modern World: Regulating Desire, Reforming Practice (second edition, ) and Gender in.

She began her career as a historian of early modern Europe with a focus on women’s work and has been a teacher of history for many years. She has also done extensive research on religion, with a specialization of gender and the protestant and catholic reformations; traveling extensively in Europe.

Get this from a library. Women and gender in early modern Europe. [Merry E Wiesner] -- The fourth edition of Merry E.

Wiesner-Hank's survey features significant changes to every chapter, designed to reflect the newest scholarship. Global issues have been threaded throughout the book.

Changing the Subject: Mary Wroth and Figurations of Gender in Early Modern England. Women in Early Modern England: Constructing Spanish Womanhood: Female Identity in Modem Spain. Maternal Measures: Figuring Caregiving in the Early Modern Period.

Time, Space, and Women's Lives in Early Modern Europe. She is the co-editor of the Sixteenth Century Journal. Her previous publications include Early Modern Europe (), Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe, 2nd edition (), Gender in History (), and Christianity and Sexuality in the Early Modern Price: $.

Book Description. The Routledge History of Women in Early Modern Europe is a comprehensive and ground-breaking survey of the lives of women in early-modern Europe between and Covering a period of dramatic political and cultural change, the book challenges the current contours and chronologies of European history by observing them.

Women, Gender And Radical Religion In Early Modern Europe book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This collection of twelve new es 4/5(1).Within this structure, other themes include the female life-cycle, women's economic roles, artistic creations, education and witchcraft.

Coverage is geographically broad, including Russia, Scandinavia, the Ottoman Empire, and the Iberian peninsula. This is essential reading for all students of early modern Europe.