Social History of Women in England 450-1500
By (author) Henrietta Leyser
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Medieval Women by Henrietta Leyser
Book DescriptionHenrietta 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 aristocrat. The intellectual and spiritual worlds of medieval women are also explored. MEDIEVAL WOMEN celebrates the diversity and vitality of English women's lives in the Middle Ages.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781842126219
(197mm x 133mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Weidenfeld & Nicolson History
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 5-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Henrietta Leyser
Henrietta Leyser is a lecturer in medieval history at St Peter's College and St Edmund Hall, Oxford. She studied history at Oxford University both as an undergraduate and as a graduate, and she has taught and lectured at universities in Great Britain and the USA.
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