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Gender, Church, And State In Early Modern Germany: Essays Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

Gender, Church, And State In Early Modern Germany: Essays

Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

Published January 1st 1998
ISBN : 9780582292833
Hardcover
240 pages
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This text brings together eleven important pieces by Merry Wiesner, several of them previously unpublished, on three major areas in the study of women and gender in early modern Germany: religion, law and work. The final chapter, specially writtenMoreThis text brings together eleven important pieces by Merry Wiesner, several of them previously unpublished, on three major areas in the study of women and gender in early modern Germany: religion, law and work. The final chapter, specially written for this volume addresses three fundamental questions: Did women have a Reformation?- What effects did the development of capitalism have on women?- and Do the concepts Renaissance and Early Modern apply to womens experience? The book concludes with an extensive bibliographical essay exploring both English and German scholarship.