Women in the Middle Ages: The Lives of Real Women in a Vibrant Age of Transition

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Harper Collins, Nov 30, 2010 - Social Science - 272 pages
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Correcting the omissions of traditional history, this is "a reliable survey of the real and varied roles played by women in the medieval period. . . . Highly recommended."—Choice

 

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Contents

1Women in History
2Women in the Early Middle Ages
3Women and Feudalism
4Eve and Mary
PART TWOTHE WOMEN
Hildegarde of Bingen
Blanche of Castile
Eleanor de Montfort
A FifteenthCentury Gentlewoman
12The Middle Ages and After
NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
by Frances and Joseph Gies
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8Piers Plowmans Wife
Agnes Ii Patiniere of Doaui Women and the Guilds
An Italian Merchants Wife
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Frances (1915–2013) and Joseph (1916–2006) Gies were the world’s bestselling historians of medieval Europe. Together and separately, they wrote more than twenty books, which col-lectively have sold more than a million copies. They lived in Michigan.

Frances (1915–2013) and Joseph (1916–2006) Gies were the world’s bestselling historians of medieval Europe. Together and separately, they wrote more than twenty books, which col-lectively have sold more than a million copies. They lived in Michigan.

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