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The prospect before her: a history of women in Western Europe, volume one, 1500-1800

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Knopf,
Pub. Date:
1996, c1995.
Edition:
1st American ed.
Language:
English
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How did women in 16th century western Europe cope with the consequences of being considered inherently sinful--as well as being legally and economically subordinate to their fathers, husbands, brothers, and sons? What might become of a woman unable to raise a dowry? What were the difficulties faced by spinsters, single mothers, and widows? In this brilliant investigation into the lives of women from all social strata, Hufton leads us from poor-house to palazzo, from cradle to grave, illuminating what it meant to be female in western Europe during the years 1500 to 1800.
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9780679450306
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subject_facet Women -- Europe, Western -- History, Women's rights -- Europe, Western -- History
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