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The Perfect Servant : Eunuchs and the Social Construction of Gender in Byzantium.

Author: Kathryn M Ringrose
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press ; Chicago : Chicago Distribution Center Distributor, May 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kathryn Ringrose uses the modern concept of gender as a social construct to identify eunuchs as a distinct gender and to illustrate how gender was defined in the Byzantine world.

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Perfect Servant.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press ; Chicago : Chicago Distribution Center Distributor, May 2004
(DLC) 2002014105
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn M Ringrose
ISBN: 9780226720159 0226720152
OCLC Number: 760724832
Target Audience: Scholarly & Professional; University of Chicago Press.
Description: 1 online resource (312 p.) : illustrations

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"The Perfect Servant offers much to its readers. As the extensive bibliography and the analyses of the texts indicate, Ringrose has read widely and thought carefully about her subject. The major Read more...

 
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