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The Prospect Before Her: A History of Women in Western Europe, 1500 - 1800

Authors: Hufton, Olwen
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: SOC028000, HIS058000, HIS010020
ISBN: 9780307791948, Related ISBNs: 0307791947, 0679450300, 0679768181, 9780307791948, 9780679450306
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 672,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Already hailed by English critics as "one of the most important works of history to be published since the Second World War, " Olwen Hufton's fascinating and brilliantly learned study begins, in this first of two volumes, with a wide ranging exploration of women's fate in Western Europe from medieval times to the early modern age. of illustrations.
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