Gender and the City before Modernity (Google eBook)

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Lin Foxhall, Gabriele Neher
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 17, 2012 - History - 272 pages
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Gender and the City before Modernity presents a series of multi-disciplinary readings that explore issues relating to the role of gender in a variety of cities of the ancient, medieval, and early modern worlds.
  • Presents an inter-disciplinary collection of readings that reveal new insights into the intersection of gender, temporality, and urban space
  • Features a wide geographical and methodological range
  • Includes numerous illustrations to enhance clarity

  

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Contents

Royal Female Intervention and Patronage
20
Domestic and Public in the Aztec
38
Women Property and Urban Space in TenthCentury Milan
57
Case Studies from
86
Sexing Space and Zoning Gender in Ancient Athens
107
Class Religion and Social Interaction
125
Gender Space
140
Gender and Monastic Life in Late AngloSaxon Winchester
163
Authority and Resistance in the Prison
195
Contents
213
Urban Gossip and the Balcony in Early Modern Venice
231
Index
249
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About the author (2012)

Lin Foxhall is Professor of Greek Archaeology and History at the University of Leicester. She has written extensively on issues related to gender, agriculture and land use in classical antiquity.

Gabriele Neher is Lecturer in Renaissance Art History at the University of Nottingham. She is also Reviews Editor for the journal Gender & History.

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