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Gender and Society in Renaissance Italy

Gender and Society in Renaissance Italy - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0582293267

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ISBN13: 978-0582293267
ISBN10: 058229326X
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 1998
International: No

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Gender and Society in Renaissance Italy - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0582293267

Judith C. Brown and Robert C. Davis

ISBN13: 978-0582293267
ISBN10: 058229326X
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

This is the first book to examine every aspect of life in Renaissance Italy from a gender perspective and explores the impact gender studies have had on the recent study of Renaissance art, medicine and magic, sexual beliefs and practices, religion and religious institutions. Themes covered include work, law, political ideologies and the impact of the state on daily life.

Author Bio

Brown, Judith C. : Rice University

Davis, Robert C. : The Ohio State University Main Campus

Table of Contents

1. The Geography of Gender in the Renaissance
2. Gender and the Rites of Honour in Italian Renaissance Cities
3. Daughters and Oligarchs: Gender and the Early Renaissance State
4. Person and Gender in the Laws
5. Women and Work in Renaissance Italy
6. Medicine and Magic: The Healing Arts
7. Gender and Sexual Culture in Renaissance Italy
8. Spiritual Kinship and Domestic Devotions
9. Gender, Religious Institutions and Social Discipline: The Reform of the Regulars
10. Gender, Religious Representation and Cultural Production in Early Modern Italy
Suggested Further Readings
Index

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