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Elsie Clews Parsons: Inventing Modern Life

Elsie Clews Parsons

Inventing Modern Life

University of Chicago Press (2008)
CA$36.36

Elsie Clews Parsons was a pioneering feminist, an eminent anthropologist, and an ardent social...

Downtown Ladies: Informal Commercial Importers, a Haitian Anthropologist and Self-Making in Jamaica

Downtown Ladies

Informal Commercial Importers, a Haitian Anthropologist and Self-Making in Jamaica

University of Chicago Press (2008)
CA$33.06

The Caribbean “market woman” is ingrained in the popular imagination as the archetype of black...

Gender and the Politics of Welfare Reform: Mothers' Pensions in Chicago, 1911-1929

Gender and the Politics of Welfare Reform

Mothers' Pensions in Chicago, 1911-1929

University of Chicago Press (2007)
CA$36.36

The first study to explore the origins of welfare in the context of local politics, this book...

The Marriage Exchange: Property, Social Place, and Gender in Cities of the Low Countries, 1300-1550

The Marriage Exchange

Property, Social Place, and Gender in Cities of the Low Countries, 1300-1550

University of Chicago Press (2009)
CA$39.67

Medieval Douai was one of the wealthiest cloth towns of Flanders, and it left an enormous archive...

Equal in Monastic Profession: Religious Women in Medieval France

Equal in Monastic Profession

Religious Women in Medieval France

University of Chicago Press (2009)
CA$41.82

In this study of the manner in which medieval nuns lived, Penelope Johnson challenges facile...

Prostitution in Medieval Society: The History of an Urban Institution in Languedoc

Prostitution in Medieval Society

The History of an Urban Institution in Languedoc

University of Chicago Press (2009)
CA$39.67

"Prostitution in Medieval Society, a monograph about Languedoc between the twelfth and sixteenth...

Civilization without Sexes: Reconstructing Gender in Postwar France, 1917-1927

Civilization without Sexes

Reconstructing Gender in Postwar France, 1917-1927

University of Chicago Press (2009)
CA$39.67

In the raucous decade following World War I, newly blurred boundaries between male and female...

Women, Production, and Patriarchy in Late Medieval Cities
University of Chicago Press (2009)
CA$45.23

In this bold reinterpretation of Women's changing labor status during the late medieval and early...

Manliness and Civilization: A Cultural History of Gender and Race in the United States, 1880-1917

Manliness and Civilization

A Cultural History of Gender and Race in the United States, 1880-1917

University of Chicago Press (2008)
CA$35.84

When former heavyweight champion Jim Jeffries came out of retirement on the fourth of July, 1910 to...

Equivocal Beings: Politics, Gender, and Sentimentality in the 1790s--Wollstonecraft, Radcliffe, Burney, Austen

Equivocal Beings

Politics, Gender, and Sentimentality in the 1790s--Wollstonecraft, Radcliffe, Burney, Austen

University of Chicago Press (2009)
CA$39.67

In the wake of the French Revolution, Edmund Burke argued that civil order depended upon nurturing...