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Medieval Women Henrietta Leyser

Medieval Women By Henrietta Leyser

Medieval Women by Henrietta Leyser


$25.99
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Looking at 1000 years of English history as it affected, and was made by, women, this book considers the problems and attitudes fundamental to every woman of the time. Views on such topics as sex, marriage and motherhood are discussed, as well as the intellectual and spiritual worlds of women.

Medieval Women Summary

Medieval Women: Social History of Women in England, 450-1500 by Henrietta Leyser

MEDIEVAL WOMEN looks at 1000 years of English history ,as it affected-and was made by-women. Henrietta Leyser considers the problems and attitudes fundamental to every woman of the time:medieval views on sex,marriage and motherhood;the world of work and the experience of widowhood for peasant,townswoman and aristocat.The intellectual and spiritual worlds of medieval women are also explored. Based on an abundance of research from the last 25 years,MEDIEVAL WOMEN celebrates the diversity and vitality of English women's lives in the Middle Ages. 'MEDIEVAL WOMEN is the best history book I've read for years,full of stories and surprises and written with gentle elegance from enormous knowledge' SUE GAISFORD-Independent

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GOR001062428
9781857997354
1857997352
Medieval Women: Social History of Women in England, 450-1500 by Henrietta Leyser
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
19960902
352
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