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Book of the Body Politic - 94 edition

Book of the Body Politic (ISBN10: 0521422590; ISBN13: 9780521422598)
ISBN13: 978-0521422598
ISBN10: 0521422590

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0521410502
ISBN10: 0521410509

Summary: This is the first translation into modern English of Christine de Pizan's major political work, The Book of the Body Politic (c. 1407). Written during the Hundred Years' War by France's first female professional writer, it discusses the education and behavior appropriate for princes, nobility and common people, so that all classes can understand their responsibilities toward society as a whole. The product of a time of unrest and disorder, the book provides a fascina
ting view of politics from the perspective of an educated woman.
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Summary: This is the first translation into modern English of Christine de Pizan's major political work, The Book of the Body Politic (c. 1407). Written during the Hundred Years' War by France's first female professional writer, it discusses the education and behavior appropriate for princes, nobility and common people, so that all classes can understand their responsibilities toward society as a whole. The product of a time of unrest and disorder, the book provides a fascinating view of politics from the perspective of an educated woman. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 94
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year Published: 1994
International: No

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