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The Resource When Gossips Meet : Women, Family, and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England

When Gossips Meet : Women, Family, and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England

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When Gossips Meet : Women, Family, and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England
Title
When Gossips Meet
Title remainder
Women, Family, and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores how women of the poorer and middling sorts in early modern England sought to make the best of their lives in a society that excluded or marginalized them in almost every sphere. It argues that networks of close friends ('gossips') provided invaluable moral and practical support, helping them to shape their own lives and to play an active role in the affairs of the local community. - ;This book explores how women of the poorer and middling sorts in early modern England negotiated a patriarchal culture in which they were generally excluded, marginalized, or subordinated. It fo
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Capp, Bernard
Dewey number
305.4209420903
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1149.G7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Oxford Studies in Social History
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Women
  • Women
  • England
  • Families
  • Social conditions
  • Women
  • Women
  • England
  • Gender Studies & Sexuality
  • Gender & Ethnic Studies
  • Social Sciences
Label
When Gossips Meet : Women, Family, and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Patriarchy and the World of Gossips; 3. Families and Gossips: The Experience of Marriage; 4. Maidservants and the Politics of the Household; 5. Women and Neighbours: Female Disputes; 6. Women and Neighbours: Disputes with Men; 7. Women as Citizens: Public and Political Life; 8. Recreation, Religion, and Female Culture; 9. Conclusion; Bibliography of Manuscript Sources; Index
Control code
609843660
Extent
1 online resource (411 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191555084
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609843660
Label
When Gossips Meet : Women, Family, and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Patriarchy and the World of Gossips; 3. Families and Gossips: The Experience of Marriage; 4. Maidservants and the Politics of the Household; 5. Women and Neighbours: Female Disputes; 6. Women and Neighbours: Disputes with Men; 7. Women as Citizens: Public and Political Life; 8. Recreation, Religion, and Female Culture; 9. Conclusion; Bibliography of Manuscript Sources; Index
Control code
609843660
Extent
1 online resource (411 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191555084
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609843660

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