A History of Women in the West, Volume II: Silences of the Middle Ages (History of women in the west)

A History of Women in the West, Volume II: Silences of the Middle Ages (History of women in the west)

By: Arthur Goldhammer (translator), Michelle Perrot (series_editor), Georges Duby (series_editor), Christiane Klapisch-Zuber (volume_editor)Paperback

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This text is part of a series that offers new perspectives on women of the past. This second volume examines the image of women in the masculine mind, their social condition and their daily experience in the Middle Ages, from the demise of the Roman Empire to the genesis of the Italian Renaissance.

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Georges Duby, a member of the Academie Francaise, is Professor of Medieval History at the College de France. Michelle Perrot is Professor of Contemporary History at the Universite de Paris VII. Christiane Klapisch-Zuber is Directeur d'Etudes at the Ecole des Hautes &Etudes en Sciences Sociales. Arthur Goldhammer received the French-American Translation Prize in 1990 for his translation of A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution.

Contents

Writing the History of Women Georges Duby and Michelle Perrot Including Women Christiane Klapisch-Zuber Translated by Arthur Goldhammer 1. Norms of Control 1. The Clerical Gaze Jacques Dalarun Translated by Arthur Goldhammer 2. The Nature of Woman Claude Thomasset Translated by Arthur Goldhammer 3. The Protected Woman Carla Casagrande Translated by Clarissa Botsford 4. The Good Wife Silvana Vecchio Translated by Clarissa Botsford 5. Regulating Women's Fashion Diane Owen Hughes 2. Family and Social Strategies 6. Women from the Fifth to the Tenth Century Suzanne Fonay Wemple 7. The Feudal Order Paulette L'Hermite-Leclercq Translated and adapted by Arthur Goldhammer 8. The Courtly Model Georges Duby Translated by Arthur Goldhammer 9. Life in the Late Middle Ages Claudia Opitz Translated by Deborah Lucas Schneider 3. Vestiges and Images of Women 10. The World of Women Francoise Piponnier Translated by Arthur Goldhammer 11. The Imagined Woman Chiara Frugoni Translated by Clarissa Botsford 4. Women's Words 12. Literary and Mystical Voices Danielle Renier-Bohler Translated and adapted by Arthur Goldhammer Notes Bibliography Contributors Illustration Credits Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 06/09/1994
  • ISBN13: 9780674403680
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 592
  • ID: 9780674403680
  • weight: 744
  • ISBN10: 0674403681
  • translations: French

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