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Making a Living, Making a Difference: Gender and Work in Early Modern European Society

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Making a Living, Making a Difference: Gender and Work in Early Modern European Society - Agren, Maria (Editor)
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What do people do all day? What did women and men do to make a living in early modern Europe, and what did their work mean? As this book shows, the meanings depended both on the worker and on the context. With an innovative analytic method that is yoked to a specially-built database of source materials, this book revises many received opinions about the history of gender and work in Europe. The applied verb-oriented method finds the 'work verbs' that appear incidentally in a wide variety of early modern sources and then ...

Making a Living, Making a Difference: Gender and Work in Early Modern European Society 2016, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190240622

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Making a Living, Making a Difference: Gender and Work in Early Modern European Society 2016, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190240615

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