Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 12560
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Herlihy , David.
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  • Title: Women's Work in the Towns of Traditional Europe [The author argues that women lost status in the urban economies between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries; he suggests four factors that drove this change: urbanization, capitalization, saturated markets, and monopolization].
  • Source: Women, Family, and Society in Medieval Europe: Historical Essays, 1978-1991.  Edited by David Herlihy.  Berghahn Books, 1995.  Pages 69 - 95. The article was originally published in La donna nell' economia. Secc. XIII-XVIII. Atti della "Ventunesima Settimana di Studix" 10-15 aprile 1989, a cura di Simonetta Cavaciocchi. Le Monnier,1990. 103-130.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Cities and Towns Economics Guilds Paris Taxation Work
  • Geographic Area: France;General
  • Century: 13- 14- 15
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1571810242
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