Women in the Middle Ages : an encyclopedia /

Product Description: The experiences of women in the Middle Ages have been receiving growing amounts of attention, and we are only now beginning to appreciate the full extent of their contributions. Women significantly shaped medieval political, economic, and cultural life as rulers, religious leade... Full description

Other Authors: Wilson, Katharina M., Margolis, Nadia, 1949-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
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Summary: Product Description: The experiences of women in the Middle Ages have been receiving growing amounts of attention, and we are only now beginning to appreciate the full extent of their contributions. Women significantly shaped medieval political, economic, and cultural life as rulers, religious leaders, wives, patrons, teachers, healers, merchants, warriors, and agricultural laborers. They also produced enduring works in historiography, literature, music, and the visual arts. Comprehensive in scope, meticulous in scholarship, and accessible in style to general readers and specialists alike, this encyclopedia offers full coverage of the myriad roles, experiences, and contributions of women in the medieval world.
Physical Description: 2 v. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 0313330166 (set : alk. paper)
0313330174 (vol. 1 : alk. paper)
0313330182 (vol. 2 : alk. paper)