Warehouse Stock Clearance Sale

Grab a bargain today!

Medieval Single Women
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Introduction Medieval classification schemes Single woman as a category of difference 1: Classification in Cultural Context Clean maids, true wives, and steadfast widows Femmes soles Marriage, social change, and the politics of classification 2: The Single Woman in a Penitential Discourse Penitential discourse, women, and sexual sin Fourteen degrees of active lechery Seven states of chastity 3: The Single Woman in a Fiscal Discourse The schedule for the 1379 tax and the classification process The Bishop's Lynn poll tax return of 1379 Widows, daughters, and work Thinking with single women 4: The Single Woman in Guild Texts Single sisters and the guild returns of 1388-9 Maidens and single men: the register of the guild of the Holy Cross, Stratford-upon-Avon (1406-1535) 5: 'Singlewoman' as a Personal Designation Early examples of 'singlewoman' York's civic records c.1475-c.1540 From the medieval to the early modern Conclusion: Cultural Intersections

Reviews

...interesting and persuasive...an example of how to do careful social and cultural history that never strays from the sources but that also offers a fruitful analysis of those same documents. * Amy M. Froide Reviews in History Online *
Very readable and informative...the author is to be congratulated on a book which - while most definitely a specialist study of the sources that clearly contributes new evidence to discussions about the conceptualisation of women in medieval England - is also an inviting and informative read for non-historians. * Nicola McLelland, Gender and History *

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling Medieval Single Women: The Politics of Social Classification in Late Medieval England on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond Retail Limited.
Back to top