Women in seventeenth-century France
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Women in seventeenth-century France by Wendy Gibson

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women -- France -- History -- 17th century.

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Edition Notes

StatementWendy Gibson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1613
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 440 p. ;
Number of Pages440
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21257770M
ISBN 100312023472

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The Economic Role of Women in Seventeenth-Century France James B. Collins The contributions of women to the economy of seventeenth-century France are one of the least examined subjects in French historiography. Women made up about half of the labor force; yet there has been little research either on the nature of their work or on its importance. 'Dinan's welcome book shows us French women as active and creative participants in the Catholic renewal of the seventeenth century. Tracing the evolution of the Daughters of Charity from a small handful of women under the personal direction of Louise de Marillac to a complex organization with houses scattered across France, it highlights the personal and Cited by: This book aims to trace the life of the seventeenth-century Frenchwoman from cradle to the grave through mainly contemporary primary sources which include just about everything from collections of laws to traveller's tales. Rather than reworking and refuting the twentieth-century experts in the. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: To the Reader - Birth and Childhood - Education - Preliminaries to Marriage - The Estate of Matrimony - Maternity - The Dissolution of Marriage - Women at Work (i) - Women at Work (ii) - Women at Work (iii) - Women in Political and Civic . Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Summary For the Huron and Montagnais, two of the native peoples in the New World, the value and power of women and men in their societies were equally balanced: but in the years from to all this changed. Recent historiography on women and work in eighteenth-century France has focused on the model of the “family economy,” in which women’s work existed as part of the communal effort to keep the family afloat, usually in support of the patriarch’s occupation. Book Description. Examining literary discourses on female friendship and intimacy in seventeenth-century France, this study takes as its premise the view that, unlike men, women have been denied for centuries the possibility of same sex friendship.

Works Cited Brabcová, Alice. Marriage in Seventeenth-Century England: The Woman’s l Story. N.p.: University of West Bohemia, n.d. PDF. "The Norton Anthology of English Literature: The 17th Century: Topic 1: l Overview." The Norton Anthology of English Literature: The 17th l. Dinan's welcome book shows us French women as active and creative participants in the Catholic renewal of the seventeenth century. Tracing the evolution of the Daughters of Charity from a small handful of women under the personal direction of Louise de Marillac to a complex organization with houses scattered across France, it highlights the personal and .   In this highly original volume of social history, Karen Anderson makes a provocative claim: the subjugation of women in seventeenth-century New France was linked with the brutal colonization of native Indian populations. Before colonization, the Huron and Montagnais tribes lived in gender-egalitarian :   Women The Jesuits came to New France to bring a knowledge of Christianity to the natives. In the 16 and 17th centuries Christianity meant that men dominated and ruled the world and women were to be submissive to them/5.