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Forgotten Children: Parent-Child Relations from 1500 to 1900
Preface Acknowledgements 1. Past children: a review of the literature on the history of childhood 2. The thesis re-examined: a criticism of the literature 3. Issues concerning evidence 4. AttitudesExpand
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‘Teach her to live under obedience’: the making of women in the upper ranks of early modern England
Cet article essaie, en etudiant l'education des filles, de resoudre le paradoxe de la contradiction entre le point de vue coutumier du role de la femme dans la societe anglaise du 17e siecle et leExpand
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Childbearing and female bonding in early modern England
In Feminism without Illusions, Elizabeth Fox-Genovese sets out why the idea of sisterhood has been so important to women's history. The term refers both to the oppression experienced by all women,Expand
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Rethinking Patriarchy and the Family in Seventeenth-Century England
The historiography on the English family is divided between those who view the family as a sanctuary of emotional support and those who consider it an institution of female oppression, siblingExpand
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With Faith and Physic: The Life of a Tudor Gentlewoman - Lady Grace Mildmay, 1552-1620
Lady Grace Mildmay wrote the earliest extant complete autobiography written by a woman in English. The wife of a Northamptonshire landowner and daughter-in-law of Elizabeth I's Chancellor, she wroteExpand
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Uncertain Unions: Marriage in England 1660-1753.
Part 1 Introduction: case studies legal records courtship the making of marriage marriage, property and the Common Law customary unions and concubinage contract marriage - the first suppressionExpand
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