Gender Relations in Early Modern England (Seminar Studies In History)
By: Laura Gowing (author)Paperback
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Laura Gowing provides unique insight into gender relations in a time of flux, from the women who tried to vote in Ipswich in 1640, to a grandmother describing the first time her grandson wore breeches. Examining gender relations in the contexts of the body, the house, the neighbourhood and the political world, this comprehensive introduction gives readers both the evidence and the tools to reconstruct the hidden histories of early England.
Laura Gowing is Reader in Early Modern British History at King? s College, London. Her previous works include Domestic Dangers: Women, Words, and Sex in Early Modern London (OUP, 1996) and Common Bodies: Women, Touch and Power in Seventeenth-century England (Yale, 2003).
Publisher's acknowledgements ChronologyWho's Who Glossary PART 1 ANALYSISIntroduction: Gender relations 1 Bodies and minds2 Patriarchal households3 Communities4 Polity Conclusion: Assessment PART 2 DOCUMENTS 1 Genesis 2:18-252 Jane Anger 3 Levinus Lemnius 4 Jane Sharp 5 Archbishop Laud's dream 6 Katherine Austen 7 Frank North 8 Jane Martindale 9 James I and Robert Carr 10 Mrs Jane Ratcliffe 11 Mawdlin Gawen 12 Hic Mulier 13 A joke 14 Edward Lacy and Elizabeth Inkberrow 15 Leonard Wheatcroft 16 Elizabeth Browne 17 The Country Justice 18 James I and George Villiers 19 Leo Africanus 20 Sarah Jinner 21 Samuel Pepys 22 Aristotle's Masterpiece 23 The eagle stone24 Ralph Josselin 25 Isabella Twysden 26 Jane Minors 27 Bathsua Makin 28 An Act for the Advancement of True Religion and for the Abolishment of the Contrary, 1543 29 1 Timothy 2:9-15 30 Rose Hickman 31 Alice Driver 32 Alice Thornton 33 The Infanticide Act 34 Dod and Cleaver on marriage 35 Homily of the state of matrimony 36 Dod and Cleaver on servants 37 William Gouge 38 Maria Thynne 39 Elizabeth Freke's remembrances 40 Anne and James Young 41 The Weavers' Guild 42 The Lawes Resolutions of Womens Rights 43 Treatise of Testaments 44 Edward Barlow 45 The Statute of Artificers 46 Searchers of the dead 47 Norwich census of the poor 48 Punishing bastard getters 49 Elizabeth Bromley vs. Edith Griffyn 50 Dod and Cleaver on honesty 51 Antony Ratcliff 52 William Stout 53 Nehemiah Wallington 54 Nicholas Marden and friends 55 Mercurius Democritus 56 Sir Thomas Smith 57 Lucy Hutchinson 58 Reinforcing Queenly Power 59 Reasons for crowning the Prince and Princess of Orange jointly 60 Edward Coke on elections 61 The election at Ipswich 1640 62 Lambard on the assembly of women 63 Alice Baine and Dorothy Dawson64 John Peatch65 Sarah Walker 66 Brilliana Harley to her husband 67 1 Corinthians 1:27-29 68 Abiezer Coppe 69 Petition of the gentlewomen and tradesmen's wives 70 The parliament scout 71 A parliament of women Guide to further reading ReferencesIndex
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