Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3045
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Kowaleski , Maryanne.
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  • Title: Singlewomen in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: The Demographic Perspective
  • Source: Singlewomen in the European Past, 1250-1800.  Edited by Judith M. Bennett and Amy M. Froide.  University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.  Pages 38
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Demography Marriage Single Women
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 15- 16- 17- 18
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  • Table: Table One Proportion of single women in some European populations before 1550. Table Two Proportions of single women in some European populations after 1550. Table Three Proportions of lifelong singlewomen in some European populations. Table Four Effect of migration on the proportions of single women as measured by mean age of women at first marriage. Dates range from the late 16th century through the 18th century. Table Five Effect of wealth and status on the proportions of single women as measured by the mean age of women at first marriage. Again dates range from the16th century through the18th century.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Fordham University
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0812234642
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