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Product Description: Dramatic and documentary narratives about aggressive and garrulous women often cast such women as reckless and ultimately unsuccessful usurpers of cultural authority. Contending narratives, however, sometimes within the same texts, point to the effective subversion and undoing of the normative restrictions of social and gender hierarchies...read more

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9780803254886 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, January 1, 2015, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Dramatic and documentary narratives about aggressive and garrulous women often cast such women as reckless and ultimately unsuccessful usurpers of cultural authority.

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Product Description: This vivid and pioneering study illuminates the different roles played in late medieval society by noblewomen - the most substantial group of women to survive as individuals in medieval documents. They emerge (despite limited political opportunities) as figures of consequence themselves in a landowning society through estate management in their husbands' frequent absences, and through hospitality, patronage and affinity...read more

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9781138836365 | Routledge, February 5, 2015, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: This vivid and pioneering study illuminates the different roles played in late medieval society by noblewomen - the most substantial group of women to survive as individuals in medieval documents.
9780582059665 | Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd, January 1, 1992, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This series provides the student, scholar and general reader with short studies of key aspects and personalities of the medieval world.

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Product Description: Poor women do not fit easily into the household in Shakespeare. They shift in and out of marriages, households, and employments, carrying messages, tallying bills, and making things happen; never the main character but always evoking the ever-present problem of female poverty in early modern England...read more

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9780521868860 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 31, 2007, cover price $99.99

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9781107405936 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, July 26, 2012), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Poor women do not fit easily into the household in Shakespeare.

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Product Description: This book offers a look at the lives of Elizabethan era women in the context of the great female characters in the works of William Shakespeare.• Includes over 30 excerpts from letters and diaries, plays, poems, educational and religious treatises, and legal documents from the 16th and 17th centuries• Presents photos of actors playing female Shakespearean characters, including Emma Thompson, Claire Danes, Sarah Bernhardt, and Peggy Ashcrof...read more

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9780313343049 | Greenwood Pub Group, December 14, 2009, cover price $72.00 | About this edition: This book offers a look at the lives of Elizabethan era women in the context of the great female characters in the works of William Shakespeare.

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Product Description: Did medieval women have the power to choose? This is a question at the heart of this book that explores three court cases from Yorkshire in the decades after the Black Death.

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9780230602946 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 26, 2007, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Did medieval women have the power to choose?

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Product Description: Women's work is recognised as fundamental to the industrialization of Britain in many fields. How it was rewarded is the subject of these studies, ranging over time, region, and occupation. Topics discussed here include children under the parish apprenticeship system, women's work for poor law authorities and how it was taken into account by welfare systems, the changing nature of women's work, remuneration and technology in British agriculture, questions of customary norms governing pay, female employment in many hitherto neglected urban industries, and women and the East India Company...read more
By Penelope Lane (editor), Neil Raven (editor) and K. D. M. Snell (editor)

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9781843830771 | Boydell Pr, December 1, 2004, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Women's work is recognised as fundamental to the industrialization of Britain in many fields.

The economic condition of women is enormously important to our understanding of any society. Historians have made many assumptions about women's property in the early modern period in an attempt to generalize about legal development, about family relations, and about women's status in the past. Using original research into probate documents and court records, Amy Erickson argues that many of these assumptions are wrong. By explaining how multiple and overlapping legal systems affected women as daughters, wives and widows, and comparing this legal structure with the actual distribution of property among ordinary people, she shows that early modern Englishwomen owned and managed far more money, goods and property than has ever been recognized by historians. Erickson uses virtually unknown sources to combine legal, social and women's history in an imaginative way. In testing out the extent, the limits and the contradictions of women as property owners, fascinating material about their daily lives and their relationship emerges.

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9780415062671 | Routledge, December 1, 1993, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The economic condition of women is enormously important to our understanding of any society.

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9780415133401 | Routledge, September 1, 1995, cover price $46.95 | About this edition: This ground-breaking book reveals the economic reality of ordinary women between the late 16th and early 18th centuries.

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9780203435939, titled "Women and Property: In Early Modern England" | Routledge, November 1, 2002, cover price $40.95

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Product Description: In Britain in the high middle ages women played an active and significant role as artistic patrons. This study considers who these women were, their social status, the sources of their wealth and their motives for acting as they did, in addition to examining the various buildings, tombs and artefacts which they commissioned...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780851158617 | Boydell Pr, May 1, 2002, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: In Britain in the high middle ages women played an active and significant role as artistic patrons.

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Product Description: 80 b/w + 10 color illustrations 6 x 9 Although a number of books portray the life of nobility in medieval England, most present the romantic ideal rather than reality. This new paperback edition of Peter Coss's insightful work focuses on the lady's role in medieval society and how she related to and participated in the prevailing male culture of gentility...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780811709859 | Stackpole Books, August 1, 1998, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: & 80 b/w and 10 color illustrations & 6 x 9 .

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9780811728485, titled "The Lady in Medieval England 1000-1500" | Stackpole Books, July 1, 2000, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: 80 b/w + 10 color illustrations 6 x 9 Although a number of books portray the life of nobility in medieval England, most present the romantic ideal rather than reality.
9780750924559, titled "The Lady in Medieval England 1000-1500" | Sutton Pub Ltd, June 1, 1998, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: An invaluable work not only for historians and students but anyone interested in the lives of women in the past.

This book presents a concise and accessible introduction to the various issues and debates surrounding women and their position in medieval society. Professor Mate examines the role women played in the economy, clarifies legal provisions for women and highlights the importance of class, as well as gender, in determining marriage and opportunities. (view table of contents)

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9780521583220 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $69.99 | About this edition: This book presents a concise and accessible introduction to the various issues and debates surrounding women and their position in medieval society.

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9780521587334 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $28.99

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Product Description: This work brings together formative articles in our thinking about women's work in English history for both the early modern and modern periods. The material is presented in an accessible way for seminar discussions and many of the writings are core texts for essay reading lists...read more
By Pamela Sharpe (editor)

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9780340676950, titled "Women's Work: The English Experience 1650-1914" | Hodder Education, October 1, 1998, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: This work brings together formative articles in our thinking about women's work in English history for both the early modern and modern periods.

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9780340676967, titled "Women's Work: The English Experience 1650-1914" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, July 1, 1998, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Although the last few years have seen much new research in the areas of gender and women's history, this is the only book to date that collects in a coherent way the most formative articles on our thinking about women's work in English history for both the early modern and contemporary periods.

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Product Description: It has long been thought that the post Black Death period offered unparallelled opportunities for women. However, through a careful consideration of economic and legal changes affecting women of all social classes and conditions, the author shows that this was not the case, taking issue with orthodox opinion...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780851155340 | Boydell Pr, May 1, 1998, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: It has long been thought that the post Black Death period offered unparallelled opportunities for women.

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Product Description: Barbara Caine offers the first complete overview of the history of "modern" English feminism, from the French Revolution through to the advent of Women's Liberation. Her analysis of feminist organizations, debates, and campaigns shows a keen sense of the relationship between feminist thought and actions, and wider social and cultural change...read more

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9780198206866 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, September 18, 1997, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: Barbara Caine offers the first complete overview of the history of "modern" English feminism, from the French Revolution through to the advent of Women's Liberation.

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9780198204343, titled "English Feminism 1780-1980" | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, September 18, 1997, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Barbara Caine offers the first complete overview of the history of "modern" English feminism, from the French Revolution through to the advent of Women's Liberation.

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Product Description: The history of medieval women has been transformed in recent years through the expansion of evidence and the application of innovative and provocative methodologies. The author draws on these research results to emphasize the resilience and achievements of medieval women, whilst recognizing the misogynistic constraints embedded in the structures of medieval society...read more

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9780719040160 | Manchester Univ Pr, May 1, 1996, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: The history of medieval women has been transformed in recent years through the expansion of evidence and the application of innovative and provocative methodologies.

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9780719040177 | Manchester Univ Pr, May 1, 1996, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The history of medieval women has been transformed in recent years through the expansion of evidence and the application of innovative and provocative methodologies.

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Product Description: While the aristocratic women of the Victorian age have long preoccupied the popular imagination, seldom have women of other classes been granted a voice. Victorian Women is the first book to allow women of all classes to render their own lives, in their own words, from birth to old age, in the long nineteenth century between the French Revolution and the First World War...read more

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9780814766248 | New York Univ Pr, February 1, 1995, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: While the aristocratic women of the Victorian age have long preoccupied the popular imagination, seldom have women of other classes been granted a voice.

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9780814766255 | New York Univ Pr, February 1, 1995, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: While the aristocratic women of the Victorian age have long preoccupied the popular imagination, seldom have women of other classes been granted a voice.

Product Description: This work examines attitudes to the woman question by writers of the Victorian era such as J.S. Mill, H. Fawcett, W.S. Jevons, H. Sidgwick, A. Marshall, the Webbs and Clara Collet. It reveals that feminism and women in political economy were more widely discussed than is sometimes supposed...read more
By Peter Groenewegen (editor)

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9781852789282 | Edward Elgar Pub, May 1, 1994, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: This work examines attitudes to the woman question by writers of the Victorian era such as J.

Product Description: An examination of the lives of women in England from the Reformation to the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. It looks at women from a range of different social groups and their contribution to the worlds of work and faith, literature and learning, sex, marriage, child-care and education...read more

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9780312122072 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 1, 1994, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: An examination of the lives of women in England from the Reformation to the dawn of the Industrial Revolution.

Florence Nightingale (1820-1920) is famous as the heroine of the Crimean War and later as a campaigner for health care founded on a clean environment and good nursing. Though best known for her pioneering demonstration that disease rather than wounds killed most soldiers, she was also heavily allied to social reform movements and to feminist protest against the enforced idleness of middle-class women. This original edition provides bold new insights into Nightingale's beliefs and a new picture of the relationship between feminism and religion. Suggestions for Thought to the Searchers after Truth Among the Artisans of England (1860), which contains the novel Cassandra, is a central text in 19th-century history of feminist thought and is published here for the first time. Nightingale argues that work was the means by which every individual sought self-fulfillment and served God. She wrote influentially about the group most Victorians declared to be above work: unmarried, middle-class women.

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9780814757734 | New York Univ Pr, November 1, 1992, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Florence Nightingale (1820-1920) is famous as the heroine of the Crimean War and later as a campaigner for health care founded on a clean environment and good nursing.

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9780814757758 | New York Univ Pr, March 1, 1993, cover price $19.00

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Product Description: This vivid and pioneering study illuminates the different roles played in late medieval society by noblewomen - the most substantial group of women to survive as individuals in medieval documents. They emerge (despite limited political opportunities) as figures of consequence themselves in a landowning society through estate management in their husbands' frequent absences, and through hospitality, patronage and affinity...read more

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9780582059658 | Taylor & Francis, August 1, 1992, cover price $66.95 | About this edition: This vivid and pioneering study illuminates the different roles played in late medieval society by noblewomen - the most substantial group of women to survive as individuals in medieval documents.

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Product Description: England in the nineteenth century became a predominantly middle-class society, with new opportunities for men, but new social and economic restrictions on "respectable" women. This book describes the emergence of exceptional women from their assigned domestic sphere to positions of public leadership, and finally to the cause of women's rights...read more

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9780312079123 | Palgrave Macmillan, April 1, 1992, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: England in the nineteenth century became a predominantly middle-class society, with new opportunities for men, but new social and economic restrictions on "respectable" women.

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Product Description: 1984, hardcover edition, Ohio University press, Athens, OH, 250 pages. Vintage illustrations. Details the life and times of 6 Victorian ladies and their marriages and some customs dictated by the times themselves.

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9780821407271 | Ohio Univ Pr, April 1, 1984, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: 1984, hardcover edition, Ohio University press, Athens, OH, 250 pages.

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Product Description: Book by Amrit Wilson

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9780860680123 | Virago Pr, April 1, 1983, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Book by Amrit Wilson

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