The Resource Women and Authority in Early Modern Spain : the Peasants of Galicia

Women and Authority in Early Modern Spain : the Peasants of Galicia

Label
Women and Authority in Early Modern Spain : the Peasants of Galicia
Title
Women and Authority in Early Modern Spain
Title remainder
the Peasants of Galicia
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
Using a wide array of archival documentation, including Inquisition records, wills, dowry contracts, folklore, and court cases, Poska examines how early modern Spanish peasant women asserted and perceived their authority within the family and community and how the large numbers of female-headed households in the region functioned in the absence of men. - ;While scholars have marvelled at how accused witches, mystical nuns, and aristocratic women understood and used their wealth, power, and authority to manipulate both men and institutions, most early modern women were not privileged by money o
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 305.48962409460903
  • 305.4209461
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • HQ1694.G3
  • HQ1694.G3P67 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Women and Authority in Early Modern Spain : the Peasants of Galicia
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Maps and Illustration; A Note on Currency and Measures; Introduction: Gendering Peasant Society; 1. Women without Men; 2. Single Women and Property; 3. Sex and the Single Woman; 4. 'A married man is a woman': Gender Tensions in Galician Marriages; 5. Widowhood; 6. Modelling Female Authority; 7. Beyond Finisterre; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn476259029
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (282 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191514746
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36075449
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)476259029
  • pebcs0191514748

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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