Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5268
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  • Title: Women and the Circulation of Books [The author argues that patronage has been regarded as the dominant, if not exclusive, means by which people acquired books at the French court. However, there were other ways that women were more likely to have books including inheritance, wedding presents, and New Year's Day gifts. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Journal of the Early Book Society for the Study of Manuscripts and Printing History 4, ( 2001): Pages 9 - 31. Issue Title: Women and Book Culture in Late Medieval and Early Modern France
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Gender Gifts Inheritance Libraries, Medieval Manuscripts- Ownership of Noble Women Patronage, Literary Readers
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 14- 15- 16
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 15256790
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