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Ages of Women, Ages of Men : Sources of European Life

Ages of Women, Ages of Men : Sources of European Life - 02 edition

Ages of Women, Ages of Men : Sources of European Life - 02 edition

ISBN13: 9780582418738

ISBN10: 0582418739

Ages of Women, Ages of Men : Sources of European Life by Monica Chojnacka and Merry E. Wiesner - ISBN 9780582418738
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No
Ages of Women, Ages of Men : Sources of European Life by Monica Chojnacka and Merry E. Wiesner - ISBN 9780582418738

ISBN13: 9780582418738

ISBN10: 0582418739

Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 02

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Summary

Ages of Woman, Ages of Man is organised around 2 main principles, stages of life and gender. The sources address the varied ways in which women's and men's notions of themselves affected their lives.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Geographic table of contents Introduction

I. CHILDHOOD 1. Birth and Infancy 2. Education and training 3. Orphans 4. Inheritance

II. YOUTH, SEXUALITY, AND THE SINGLE LIFE 5. Advanced Education 6. Restrictions on single people 7. Sexuality 8. Images of Youth

III. COURTSHIP, LOVE, AND WEDDINGS 9. Choosing a spouse 10. Engagement negotiations 11. Marriage contracts and agreements 12. Love 13. Weddings

IV. MARRIED LIFE 14. Definitions of marital status 15. Love and companionship 16. Marriage as partnership 17. Conflict

V. ECONOMIC LIFE 18. Ownership and management of property and goods 19. Sales and trade 20. Production 21. Medical care 22. Servants, soldiers, and slaves

VI. RELIGION 23. Defining and maintaining orthodoxy 24. Religious activities 25. Competing traditions

VII. NETWORKS 26. Family bonds 27. Friendship networks and neighborhoods 28. Professional networks 29. Religious communities 30. Conflict

VIII. WIDOWHOOD AND OLD AGE 31. Carrying on the family business 32. Widows and widowers as financial administrators 33. Widowhood, age, and power 34. Hardship List of contributors