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Women"s work in urban economies of late medieval northwestern Europe

Martha C. Howell

Women"s work in urban economies of late medieval northwestern Europe

female labor status in male economic institutions

by Martha C. Howell

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Employment -- Netherlands -- Leiden -- History.,
  • Women -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500.,
  • Urban economics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMartha Congleton Howell.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 439 leaves ;
    Number of Pages439
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14235947M

    The Effect of Single Women and the Early Modern Economy Bridget Heussler Minnesota State University, Mankato women in the eighteenth-century urban economies, but also provides an opportunity to “Singlewomen in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: The Demographic Perspective” in. Suitable for a variety of courses. Because of its scope and recent research concerning gender and the economy, Economics of Women, Men, and Work has found a home in numerous curriculums. This text is a great resource for courses on the economics of gender, as well as women’s studies courses, courses on economic problems, general labor economics, and the economics of the family, and is a Format: Cloth.


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