Studying gender in medieval Europe : historical approaches / Patricia Skinner.
- London : Palgrave Macmillan Education , 2018. , ©2018
xi, 180 pages ; 22 cm
- Gender identity -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Women -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
- Building on over a century of scholarly achievements and advances, this book addresses the core problem of how to incorporate gender in the study of the history of medieval Europe, and why it is important to do so. Providing a succinct overview of the field, Patricia Skinner guides us through debates and innovations in the study of gender in medieval history. Comprehensive and accessible, this key text: includes a Glossary of technical terms and definitions in each chapter, enabling students to engage with secondary discussions and debates; features themed Source Hunts throughout, providing a starting point for further exploration; uses illustrative case studies to help students identify how their own approaches are a product of their social and political environment as well as their own personal preferences--back cover.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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