Women in Calvinist Geneva (1550-1800)

@article{Monter1980WomenIC,
  title={Women in Calvinist Geneva (1550-1800)},
  author={E. William Monter},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  year={1980},
  volume={6},
  pages={189 - 209}
}
  • E. W. Monter
  • Published 1980
  • History
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
Calvinist Geneva offers a significant vantage point from which to examine the quality of women's experience in early modern Europe. Between the Reformation and the French Revolution, this small but important place remained a highly visible symbol of both austere morality and republican liberty. Geneva's Protestantism and her republicanism influenced the female half of her population in sometimes surprising ways. The supposedly repressive dimension of Calvinist morality affected women's lives in… Expand
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Volume Information
  • J. Lorber
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • 1981
Abel, Elizabeth, "(E)Merging Identities: The Dynamics of Female Friendship in Contemporary Fiction by Women," vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 413-35 Abel, Elizabeth, "Reply to Gardiner," vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 442-44Expand
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