Women at Work in Medieval Europe

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Facts on File, 2000 - History - 192 pages
"Women at Work in Medieval Europe is a spirited look at a slice of history
rarely discussed. Medieval women worked in professions and crafts that we often think were
closed to them before the modern era. In fact

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User Review  - Philotera - LibraryThing

One of those wonderful books that reminds you that everything you know is wrong. Cosman, a physician, began her writing career exploring the lives of woman physicians in the middle ages for the Met ... Read full review

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User Review  - MarthaJeanne - LibraryThing

Women did a lot of different jobs in medieval Europe. This books seems to have really good notes, but the text itself is very general. I found it disappointing. Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Madeleine Pelner Cosman is an author, attorney, & lecturer whose areas of expertise include medical law & medieval life. President of Medical Equity, Inc., her fourteen published books include "Medieval Wordbook" (Facts on File/Checkmark Books) & "Fabulous Feasts: Medieval Cookery & Ceremony", nominated for the Pulitzer Prize & the National Book Award. She lives in San Diego, CA.

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