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The Resource A history of their own : women in Europe from prehistory to the present, Bonnie S. Anderson, Judith P. Zinsser

A history of their own : women in Europe from prehistory to the present, Bonnie S. Anderson, Judith P. Zinsser

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A history of their own : women in Europe from prehistory to the present
Title
A history of their own
Title remainder
women in Europe from prehistory to the present
Statement of responsibility
Bonnie S. Anderson, Judith P. Zinsser
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines women in the noble courts, middle, upper, and working classes, and salons in the cities of the modern era
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DLC
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Anderson, Bonnie S
Dewey number
305.4/094
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1587
LC item number
.A53 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Zinsser, Judith P
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  • Women
  • Feminism
Label
A history of their own : women in Europe from prehistory to the present, Bonnie S. Anderson, Judith P. Zinsser
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • V.1: I. Traditions inherited: attitudes about women from the centuries before 800 A.D. : 1. Buried traditions: the question of origins -- 2. Inherited traditions: the principal influences -- 3. Traditions subordinating women -- 4. Traditions empowering women -- 5. The effects of Christianity. -- II. Women of the fields: sustaining the generations : 1. The constants of the peasant women's world: the ninth to the twentieth centuries -- 2. Sustaining the generations -- 3. The extraordinary -- 4. What remains of the peasant woman's world. -- III. Women of the churches: the power of the faithful : 1. The patterns of power and limitation: the tenth to the seventeenth centuries -- 2. Authority within the institutional church -- 3. Authority outside the institutional church -- 4. Authority given and taken away: the Protestant and Catholic Reformations -- 5. Traditional images redrawn -- 6. The legacy of the Protestant Reformation. -- IV. Women of the castles and manors: custodians of land and lineage : 1. From warrior's life to noblewomen: the ninth to the seventeenth centuries -- 2. Constants of the noblewoman's life -- 3. Power and vulnerability -- 4. The new flowering of ancient traditions. -- V. Women of the walled towns: providers and partners : 1. The townswoman's daily life: the twelfth to the seventeenth centuries -- 2. Dangers and remedies -- 3. The world of commercial capitalism: the thirteenth to seventeenth centuries -- 4. The invisible and visible bonds of misogyny
  • V.2: VI. Women of the courts: rulers, patrons, and attendants : 1. The world of absolute monarchs from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries -- 2. The life of the courtier -- 3. The traditional life in a grand setting: wife and queen consort -- 4. Women rulers -- 5. New opportunities -- 6. The legacies of Renaissance Humanism and the scientific revolution. -- VII. Women of the salons and parlors: ladies, housewives, and professionals : 1. Women in the salons -- 2. Women in the parlors -- 3. Leaving the parlors -- 4. Opportunities and limits: change and tradition in the twentieth century. -- VIII. Women of the cities: mothers, workers, and revolutionaries : 1. Family life -- 2. Earning income -- 3. Revolutions and reforms -- 4. Continuity and change: women in World War II and after. -- IX. Traditions rejected: a history of feminism in Europe : 1. Feminism in Europe -- 2. Asserting women's humanity: early European feminists -- 3. Asserting women's legal and political equality: equal rights movements in Europe -- 4. Feminist socialism in Europe -- 5. The women's liberation movement
Control code
40126700
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
2 volumes
Isbn
9780195128390
Isbn Type
(pbk. : v. 2)
Lccn
98046743
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Label
A history of their own : women in Europe from prehistory to the present, Bonnie S. Anderson, Judith P. Zinsser
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • V.1: I. Traditions inherited: attitudes about women from the centuries before 800 A.D. : 1. Buried traditions: the question of origins -- 2. Inherited traditions: the principal influences -- 3. Traditions subordinating women -- 4. Traditions empowering women -- 5. The effects of Christianity. -- II. Women of the fields: sustaining the generations : 1. The constants of the peasant women's world: the ninth to the twentieth centuries -- 2. Sustaining the generations -- 3. The extraordinary -- 4. What remains of the peasant woman's world. -- III. Women of the churches: the power of the faithful : 1. The patterns of power and limitation: the tenth to the seventeenth centuries -- 2. Authority within the institutional church -- 3. Authority outside the institutional church -- 4. Authority given and taken away: the Protestant and Catholic Reformations -- 5. Traditional images redrawn -- 6. The legacy of the Protestant Reformation. -- IV. Women of the castles and manors: custodians of land and lineage : 1. From warrior's life to noblewomen: the ninth to the seventeenth centuries -- 2. Constants of the noblewoman's life -- 3. Power and vulnerability -- 4. The new flowering of ancient traditions. -- V. Women of the walled towns: providers and partners : 1. The townswoman's daily life: the twelfth to the seventeenth centuries -- 2. Dangers and remedies -- 3. The world of commercial capitalism: the thirteenth to seventeenth centuries -- 4. The invisible and visible bonds of misogyny
  • V.2: VI. Women of the courts: rulers, patrons, and attendants : 1. The world of absolute monarchs from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries -- 2. The life of the courtier -- 3. The traditional life in a grand setting: wife and queen consort -- 4. Women rulers -- 5. New opportunities -- 6. The legacies of Renaissance Humanism and the scientific revolution. -- VII. Women of the salons and parlors: ladies, housewives, and professionals : 1. Women in the salons -- 2. Women in the parlors -- 3. Leaving the parlors -- 4. Opportunities and limits: change and tradition in the twentieth century. -- VIII. Women of the cities: mothers, workers, and revolutionaries : 1. Family life -- 2. Earning income -- 3. Revolutions and reforms -- 4. Continuity and change: women in World War II and after. -- IX. Traditions rejected: a history of feminism in Europe : 1. Feminism in Europe -- 2. Asserting women's humanity: early European feminists -- 3. Asserting women's legal and political equality: equal rights movements in Europe -- 4. Feminist socialism in Europe -- 5. The women's liberation movement
Control code
40126700
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
2 volumes
Isbn
9780195128390
Isbn Type
(pbk. : v. 2)
Lccn
98046743
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits

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