Gender and the city before modernity / edited by Lin Foxhall and Gabriele Neher.

Contributor(s): Foxhall, Lin | Neher, GabrieleMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Chichester ; Malden, MA : Wiley Blackwell, 2012Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118234440; 1118234448; 9781118234464; 1118234464; 9781118234457; 1118234456; 9781118234471; 1118234472Uniform titles: Gender & history. Subject(s): Women -- History -- To 1500 | Women -- Social life and customs | City and town life -- History -- To 1500 | Sociology, Urban -- History -- To 1500 | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's Studies | City and town life | Sociology, Urban | Women | Women -- Social life and customs | To 1500Genre/Form: Electronic books. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gender and the city before modernity.DDC classification: 305.4 LOC classification: HQ1127Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Gender and the city before modernity; Contents; Notes on contributors; Introduction; 1 The queen and the city: royal female intervention and patronage in hellenistic civic communities; 2 'A remarkably patterned life': domestic and public in the Aztec household city; 3 women, property and urban space in tenth-century Milan; 4 Towards a female topography of the ancient Greek city: case studies from late archaic and early classical Athens (c.520-400 BCE); 5 Bodymaps: sexing space and zoning gender in ancient Athens.
Summary: Gender and the city before modernity presents a series of multi-disciplinary readings that explore issues relating to the role of gender in a variety of cities of the ancient, medieval, and early modern worlds. Presents an inter-disciplinary collection of readings that reveal new insights into the intersection of gender, temporality, and urban space features a wide geographical and methodological range, includes numerous illustrations to enhance clarity.
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"Originally published as Volume 23, Issue 3 of Gender & History."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Gender and the city before modernity; Contents; Notes on contributors; Introduction; 1 The queen and the city: royal female intervention and patronage in hellenistic civic communities; 2 'A remarkably patterned life': domestic and public in the Aztec household city; 3 women, property and urban space in tenth-century Milan; 4 Towards a female topography of the ancient Greek city: case studies from late archaic and early classical Athens (c.520-400 BCE); 5 Bodymaps: sexing space and zoning gender in ancient Athens.

Gender and the city before modernity presents a series of multi-disciplinary readings that explore issues relating to the role of gender in a variety of cities of the ancient, medieval, and early modern worlds. Presents an inter-disciplinary collection of readings that reveal new insights into the intersection of gender, temporality, and urban space features a wide geographical and methodological range, includes numerous illustrations to enhance clarity.

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