A History of Women in the West: From ancient goddesses to Christian saints
Harvard University Press, 1994 - History - 572 pages
Informed by the work of seventy-five distinguished historians, this five-volume series sets before us an engaging, panoramic chronicle that extends from antiquity to the present day.
The inaugural volume brings women from the margins of ancient history into the fore. It offers fresh insight into more than twenty centuries of Greek and Roman history and encompasses a landscape that stretches from the North Sea to the Mediterranean and from the Pillars of Hercules to the banks of the Indus. The authors draw upon a wide range of sources including gravestones, floor plans, papyrus rolls, vase paintings, and literary works to illustrate how representations of women evolved during this age. They journey into the minds of men and bring to light an imaginative history of women and of the relations between the sexes.
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A history of women in the WestUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This five-volume work addresses the history of women from the ancients to the 1980s. Editors George Duby et al. state that this series of books "is the product of a revolution--an ongoing, far ... Read full review
Review: A History of Women: Silences of the Middle Ages (History of Women in the West, Vol 2)User Review - Ned - Goodreads
nice overview. Goldhammer is not the only editor despite the blurb Read full review