Lives And Voices: Sources In European Women's History by Lisa DiCaprioLives And Voices: Sources In European Women's History by Lisa DiCaprio

Lives And Voices: Sources In European Women's History

byLisa DiCaprio, Merry E. Wiesner-hanks

Paperback | July 20, 2000

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This unique reader presents primary source documents that offer insights into women's lives throughout the course of European history. Each chapter augments its readings with chapter introductions, section introductions, headnotes, and review questions.
Merry Wiesner-Hanks (Chair, Department of History, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee) received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1979. She has published WORKING WOMEN IN RENAISSANCE GERMANY (Rutgers, 1986) as well as numerous articles on women and the Reformation and urban social history. She is co-author of DISCO...
Title:Lives And Voices: Sources In European Women's HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:656 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.94 inPublished:July 20, 2000Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0395970520

ISBN - 13:9780395970522


Table of Contents

1. The Ancient Mediterranean and West Asia (2300 B.C.E.-500 B.C.E.)Women in Creation AccountsWomen's Religious and Spiritual ActivitiesMarriage and Family Life2. The Greek World (600 B.C.E.-200 C.E.)The State and the Household in Classical AthensReligious Life and RitualsMedical and Anatomical Ideas3. The Roman World (Fifth Century B.C.E- Sixth Century C.E.)Women's Legal PositionIdealized Wives and MothersChristianity4. The Early and High Middle Ages (Fifth-Fourteenth Centuries)Marriage and the Household EconomyExceptional WomenIdeas About Women5. The Late Middle Ages and the Renaissance (Fourteenth-Sixtheenth Centuries)Religion and FamilyThe Household EconomyWomen's Nature and Education in the Renaissance6. Early Modern Social and Economic Developments (1500-1750)Marriage and Family LifeControl of Women's Tongues and BodiesWork7. Early Modern Religious and Intellectual Developments (1500-1800)The Protestant and Catholic ReformationsWitchcraftWomen's Rule and RightsThe Enlightenment8. The French Revolution, Industrialization, and Midcentury Working-Class MovementsThe French RevolutionThe Napoleonic Code and Utopian Socialist Critiques of Marriage and the FamilyWomen and IndustrializationWomen and Midcentury Movements for Democratic and Economic Rights9. Women and the Development of Bourgeois Society, Politics, and CultureNational Democratic StrugglesPhilanthropy, Charity, and Social ReformWomen and ColonialismWomen Artists and Bourgeois Culture10. The Development of Bourgeois and Working-Class FeminismNew Careers in Medicine and ScienceCritiques of Marriage, Sexual Norms, and Women's FashionMass, Socialist Parties, Trade Unions, and Protective LegislationSuffrage Movements on the Eve of World War I11. World War I and the Russian RevolutionWorld War I and the HomefrontThe Russian Revolutions of 1905 and 191712. The Interwar PeriodThe German Revolution and the Weimar RepublicWomen and Modernism in the Interwar PeriodWomen and Soviet Socialist ConstructionThe Great DepressionWomen and Fascist Leagues in France13. Women and Fascism, World War II, and the HolocaustFascist Family, Work, and Racial PoliciesInterwar Debates on War and PeaceWomen and the HolocaustWomen and the ResistanceThe Homefront in Britain and the Soviet Union14. Women and Postwar Europe, 1945-1980Family Allowances ct and the British Welfare StateWomen and the Algerian WarWomen's Movements of the 1960s and 1970s in Western Europe15. The 1980s to the PresentThe End of Postwar ConsensusPeace and Ecology MovementsWomen in Eastern EuropeWomen and the New Multicultural EuropeWomen and the War in BosniaWomen and the United Nations