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A history of women in the West

A history of women in the West

Author: Natalie Zemon DavisGeorges DubyArlette FargeGenevieve FraisseChristiane Klapisch-ZuberAll authors
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1994-1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book draws a richly detailed picture of women in early modern Europe, considering them in the contexts of work, marriage, and family.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
History of women in the West.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1994-1996
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natalie Zemon Davis; Georges Duby; Arlette Farge; Genevieve Fraisse; Christiane Klapisch-Zuber; Michelle Perrot; Pauline Schmitt Pantel; Francoise Thebaud
ISBN: 067440369X 9780674403697 0674403681 9780674403680 0674403673 9780674403673 0674403665 9780674403666 0674403657 9780674403659
OCLC Number: 35597711
Notes: Translation of: Storia delle donne in Occidente.
Description: 5 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. Fom Ancient Goddesses to Christian Saints / Pauline Schmitt Pantel, editor. A new kind of history / N.Z. Davis, J.W. Scott ; Writing the history of women / G. Duby, M. Perrot ; Representations of women / P.S. Pantel ; What is a goddess? / N. Loraux ; The sexual philosophies of Plato and Aristotle / G. Sissa ; The division of the sexes in Roman law / Y. Thomas ; Figures of women / F. Lissarrague ; Marriage in Ancient Greece / C. Leduc ; Body politics in Ancient Rome / A. Rousselle ; Pandora's daughters and rituals in Grecian cities / L.B. Zaidman ; The religious roles of Roman women / J. Scheid ; Early Christian women / M. Alexandre ; Creating a myth of matriarchy / S. Georgoudi ; Women and ancient history today / P.S. Pantel ; The woman's voice --
v. 2. Silences of the Middle Ages / Christiane Klapisch-Zuber, editor. Writing the history of women / G. Duby, M. Perrot ; Including women / C. Klapisch-Zuber ; The clerical gaze / J. Dalarun ; The nature of women / C. Thomasset ; The protected woman / C. Casagrande ; The good wife / S. Vecchio ; Regulating women's fashion / D.O. Hughes ; Women from the fifth to the tenth century / S.F. Wemple ; The feudal order / P. L'Hermitage-Leclercq ; The courtly model / G. Duby ; Life in the Late Middle Ages / C. Opitz ; The world of women / F. Piponnier ; The imagined woman / C. Frugoni ; Literary and mystical voices / D. Regnier-Bohler --
Affidavits and confessions / G. Duby --
v. 3. Renaissance and Enlightenment Paradoxes / Natalie Zemon Davis and Arlette Farge, editors. Writing the history of women / Georges Duby and Michelle Perrot ; Women as historical actors / Natalie Zemon Davis and Arlette Farge ; Women, work, and family / Olwen Hufton ; The body, appearance, and sexuality / Sara F. Matthews Grieco ; The beautiful woman / Veronique Nahoum-Grappe ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer ; A daughter to educate / Martine Sonnet ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer ; Virgins and mothers between heaven and earth / Elisja Schulte van Kessel ; Women in politics / Natalie Zemon Davis ; Judging by images / Francoise Borin ; The ambiguities of literature / Jean-Paul Desaive ; The theater / Eric A. Nicholson ; A sampling of eighteenth-century philosophy / Michele Crampe-Casnabet ; The discourse of medicine and science / Evelyne Berriot-Salvadore ; From conversation to creation / Claude Dulong ; Female journalists / Nina Rattner Gelbart ; Witches / Jean-Michel Sallmann ; Prostitutes / Kathryn Norberg ; Criminals / Nicole Castan ; Protesters plain to see / Arlette Farge ; Glückel of Hameln, Jewish merchant woman / Natalie Zemon Davis ; Anne-Francoise Cornet, Parisian artisan / Arlette Farge --
v. 4. Emerging Feminism from Revolution to World War / Genevieve Fraisse and Michelle Perrot, editors. Writing the history of women / G. Duby, M. Perrot --
Orders and liberties / G. Fraisse, M. Perrot --
Daughters of liberty and revolutionary citizens / D. Godineau --
The French Revolution as the turning point / E.G. Sledziewski --
A philosophical history of sexual difference / G. Fraisse --
The law's contradictions / N. Arnaud-Duc --
Artistic and literary idolatries / S. Michaud --
Reading and writing in Germany / M.C. Hoock-Demarle --
The Catholic model / M. De Giorgio --
The Protestant woman / J. Bauberot --
The making of the modern Jewish woman / N.L. Green ; The secular model of girls' education / F. Mayeur --
Images: appearances, leisure, and subsistence / A. Higonnet --
Representations of women / A. Higonnet --
Bodies and hearts / Y. Knibiehler --
Dangerous sexualities / J.R. Walkowitz --
The woman worker / J.W. Scott --
Single women / C. Dauphin --
Stepping out / M. Perrot --
Feminist scenes / A.M. Kappeli --
The new Eve and the old Adam / A. Maugue --
Germaine de Stael / G. Fraisse, M. Perrot --
Lou Andreas-Salome / G. Fraisse, M. Perrot.--
v. 5. Toward a Cultural Identity in the Twentieth Century / Francoise Thebaud, editor. Writing the history of women / G. Duby, M. Perrot ; Explorations of gender / Francoise Thebaud ; The Great War and the triumph of sexual division / Francoise Thebaud ; The modern woman of the 1920s, American style / Nancy Cott ; Between the wars in France and England / Anne-Marie Sohn ; How Mussolini ruled Italian women / Victoria de Grazia ; Nazi gender policies and women's history / Gisela Bock ; The women of Spain from the Republic to France / Daniele Bussy Genevois ; French women under Vichy / Helene Eck ; The Soviet model / Francoise Navailh ; Philosophical differences / Francoise Collin ; The creators of culture in France / Marcelle Marini ; The ambivalent image of women in mass culture / Luisa Passerini ; Women, images, and representation / Anne Higonnet ; Poverty and mothers' rights in the emerging welfare states / Gisela Bock ; Maternity, family, and the state / Nadine Lefaucheur ; A supervised emancipation / Rose-Marie Lagrave ; Law and democracy / Mariette Sineau ; Feminisms of the 1970s / Yasmine Ergas ; From feminine to feminism in Quebec / Yolande Cohen ; Reproduction and bioethics / Jacqueline Costa-Lascoux ; Women's voices: Christa Wolf, Kelly Kaplan / Francoise Thebaud.
Other Titles: Storia delle donne in Occidente
Responsibility: Georges Duby and Michelle Perrot, general editors.


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