Working Women In English Society, 1300 1620

Working Women In English Society, 1300 1620

Marjorie Keniston McIntosh / Nov 19, 2019

Working Women In English Society Using substantial new evidence to explore the diverse ways that English women participated in the market economy from to Marjorie McIntosh challenges traditional views of this golden age as

  • Title: Working Women In English Society, 1300 1620
  • Author: Marjorie Keniston McIntosh
  • ISBN: 9780521608589
  • Page: 499
  • Format: Paperback
  • Using substantial new evidence to explore the diverse ways that English women participated in the market economy from 1300 to 1620, Marjorie McIntosh challenges traditional views of this golden age as well as recent critiques She argues that women s engagement in the market economy fluctuated widely under the pressures of demographic, economic, social and culturalUsing substantial new evidence to explore the diverse ways that English women participated in the market economy from 1300 to 1620, Marjorie McIntosh challenges traditional views of this golden age as well as recent critiques She argues that women s engagement in the market economy fluctuated widely under the pressures of demographic, economic, social and cultural change Thus, although they enjoyed unprecedented opportunities following the plagues of 1348 49, these opportunities had largely eroded by the late sixteenth century.

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    1. This book was used as the second source for the course on English History that I TA’ed for many years ago, where “A Medieval Life” was their first paper. The idea was that every student in the class would read each book and write a discussion and analysis of its major points. I liked the idea of using this book as a source – while it is relatively short and simple for a monograph, it gives students a sense of the realities and limitation of historical research while at the same time show [...]


    2. This is a great book that focuses on women who worked during the early modern time period in England. Her main argument is that the level of women's participation in the economy varied and that even though they did face discrimination, some women did prosper. The author only focused on the kinds of work that generated income for their families. She focused on things like taking in boarders, pawning, renting out property, apprenticeships, even brewing ale.The author did extensive research for thi [...]


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