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Published:
November 2005
ISBN:
1-85182-888-5
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55/45/$65 hbk
ISBN:
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29.95/24.95/$29.95 pbk

Studies on medieval and early modern women, 4: victims or viragos\?

CHRISTINE MEEK & CATHERINE LAWLESS, editors

The fourth volume in the series (Fragility of her sex?(1997); Women in renaissance and early modern Europe (2000); Studies in medieval and early modern women: pawns or players? (2003)) by established and younger scholars covers a wide time-span and geographical area, ranging from examinations of individual women in their medieval context to those involved in revolutionary Europe.

Maia Sheridan on Emma of Normandy
Patrick Healy Matilda of Tuscany
Kimberly A. LoPrete Adela of Blois
Codelia Warr on Blessed Chiara of Montefalco
Linda Kiernan, Alastair Malcom Female power at the French and Spanish courts in the 17th century
Richard J. Sims Women involved in crime in medieval England
Conor Kostick Women who participated in the medieval crusades
Bernadette Whelan Women in the wars of 17th-century Ireland
Helga Robinson-Hammerstein 'Women's issues' as debated by Protestant reformers
Michael Brown The 18th-century Scottish Enlightenment
Colm Ó Conail The participants, women as well as men, in the French Revolution

Christine Meek is associate professor in the department of modern history, TCD. Catherine Lawless is a lecturer at UL. The previous volume in the series, Studies on medieval and early modern women: Pawns or players, was published in 2004 by Four Courts Press.

240pp ills November 2005