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  • Luxury and Gender in European Towns, 1700-1914by Deborah Simonton; Marjo Kaartinen; Anne Montenach

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book conceives the role of the modern town as a crucial place for material and cultural circulations of luxury. It concentrates on a critical period of historical change, the long eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, that was marked by the passage from a society of scarcity to one of expenditure and accumulation, from ranks and orders to greater... more...

  • The Routledge History of Women in Europe since 1700by Deborah Simonton

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95

    The Routledge History of Women in Europe since 1700  is a landmark publication that provides the most coherent overview of woman?s role and place in western Europe, spanning the era from the beginning of the eighteenth century until the twentieth century. In this collection of essays, leading women's historians counter the notion of ?national?... more...

  • A History of European Women's Workby Deborah Simonton

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    The work patterns of European women from 1700 onwards fluctuate in relation to ideological, demographic, economic and familial changes. In A History of European Women's Work , Deborah Simonton draws together recent research and methodological developments to take an overview of trends in women's work across Europe from the so-called pre-industrial... more...

  • Gender and Urban Developmentby Deborah Simonton; Anne Montenach

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This innovative new book is overtly and explicitly about female agency in eighteenth-century European towns. However, it positions female activity and decisions unequivocally in an urban world of institutions, laws, regulations, customs and ideologies. Gender politics complicated and shaped the day-to-day experiences of working women. Town rules and... more...

  • Gender in Scottish History Since 1700by Lynn Abrams; Eleanor Gordon; Deborah Simonton; Elieen Janes Yeo

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 119.40

    Offers a gendered perspective on Scotland's past. This work starts from the assumption that gender is integral to our understanding of the ways in which societies in the past were organised. Each chapter engages with one key theme from Scottish historiography, asking what happens when women are added to the story. more...

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