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[Daybell, James]


Gender and Political Culture in Early Modern Europe, 1400─1800 [electronic resource]


New York : Taylor and Francis, 2016




Descrizione fisica

1 online resource (259 p.)

Altri autori (Persone)

Norrhem, Svante


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Note generali

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Nota di contenuto

Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Conventions; List of Figures and Tables; Introductions; 1 Introduction: rethinking gender and political culture in early modern Europe; 2 Gender, politics and archives in early modern England; Part I Diplomacy, gifts and the politics of exchange; 3 The gendered power of porcelain among early modern European dynasties; 4 Diplomats and kin networks: diplomatic strategy and gender in Sweden, 1648-1740; Part II Socio-economic structures, gender and politics

5 The opportunity to profit from favourable circumstances: a widow's benefits of holding crown fiefs in Norway in the 1520s6 Regional and family networks: the hidden role of sisters and sisters-in-law; 7 Widows' political strategies in traditional communities: negotiating marital status and authority in eighteenth-century France; Part III Women and gendered politics at court; 8 'For ye, young men, show a womanish soul, yon maiden a man's': perspectives on female monarchy in Elizabeth's first decade; 9 Strategies for survival: women at the court of the Medici (1565-1578)

Part IV Voting and political representation10 Gender, place and power: controverted elections in late Georgian England; 11 Gender, politics and voting in early modern Scandinavia; Conclusion Global perspectives; 12 Gender and cultural power in global perspective; Index