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Gender and Difference in the Middle Ages (Medieval Cultures, Volume 32)

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Published by University of Minnesota Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gender Studies,
  • World history: c 500 to C 1500,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • Sex differences,
  • Medieval,
  • Social Science,
  • To 1500,
  • Sociology,
  • Sex role,
  • History,
  • Middle Ages, 500-1500,
  • Philosophy,
  • Women

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSharon Farmer (Editor), Carol Braun Pasternack (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8070597M
    ISBN 100816638942
    ISBN 109780816638949

    From women's medicine and the writings of Christine de Pizan to the lives of market and tradeswomen and the idealization of virginity, gender and social status dictated all aspects of women's lives during the middle ages. A cross-disciplinary resource, Women and Gender in Medieval Europe examines the daily reality of medieval women from all walks of life in Europe between CE and CE, i. Book Description. A major theme in the volume of articles by Janet Nelson is the usefulness of gender as a category of historical analysis. Papers range widely across early medieval time and geographical as well as social space, but most focus on the Carolingian period and on royalty and elites.


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The contributors reveal shifting paradigms which had a profound effect on medieval identities. Nothing less than a rethinking of what we mean when we talk about "men" and "women" of the medieval period, this volume demonstrates how the idea of gender -- in the Middle Ages no less than now -- intersected in subtle and complex ways with other categories of difference.

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Gender and Difference in the Middle Ages. Robyn Cadwallader. Farmer, to move beyond a study of binary gender difference to examine the further complexities that arise from the encounter with social status, religion and sexuality. One of the most striking features of the eleven essays in this book is the range of subject matter and.

Perceptions about gender and sexuality have shaped the lives of men and women in every known culture and in every period of history.

To study these perceptions one must delve into the underlying religious, social, philosophical and scientific influences. Understanding gender and sexuality during the Middle Ages requires an examination of the ideas, laws and institutions of the time--for.

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Meanings of Sex Difference in Middle Ages, Joan Cadden. Becoming Male in the Middle Ages, Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Bonnie Wheeler. Medieval Masculinities, Clare Lees. Sexuality in Medieval Europe, Ruth Karras.

Inspired by the work of Gender Spectrum, a non-profit group dedicated to creating gender sensitive and inclusive environments for children and teens, this colorful book explains bodies, how we express ourselves, and identities in easy-to-understand language for all ages.

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Gender Roles In The Middle Ages Nuns & Priests Nuns Nuns take a vow of poverty, chastity, and obedience they grew vegetables and grain as well as cooked for the monastery they would take care of the sick, feed the poor and give rooms to pilgrims and other travelers their life was.

Gender and Difference in the Middle Ages. Publication: [place of publication not identified]: University of Minnesota Press, Series: Medieval Cultures Format/Description: Book 1 .Yet, in the Heian era ( C.E.) women still held relative equity in marriage, education, and property rights.

Gender difference in this period favored literate women who were free to write in the expressive, popular vernacular language, while men most often wrote in.

At all three ages, gender gaps were larger in than they are today. The change at age nine is statistically significant, but not at age 13 (p=) or age 17 (p), although they are : Tom Loveless.