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The political theory of Christine de Pizan

Author: Kate Langdon Forhan
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2017.
Series: Women and gender in the early modern world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Few medieval or Renaissance political writers, male or female, wrote more works on politics than Christine de Pizan; none of them addressed audiences so varied in class or gender. Yet until now there has been no comprehensive full-length study of Christine de Pizan's political thought. With The Political Theory of Christine de Pizan, Kate Forhan rectifies this oversight, situating de Pizan in the history of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Christine, de Pisan; Christine, de Pisan
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Langdon Forhan
ISBN: 9781315237732 1315237733 1351883933 9781351883931
OCLC Number: 994600825
Notes: Originally published 2002 by Ashgate Publishing.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 204 pages) : genealogical table
Contents: Chapter 1 Alone am I --
chapter 2 An Introduction to the Mirror for Princes --
chapter 3 The Body Politic --
chapter 4 On Kingship --
chapter 5 Justice and the Law --
chapter 6 Peace and Just War.
Series Title: Women and gender in the early modern world.
Responsibility: Kate Langdon Forhan.


In the disciplines of women's studies and French literature Christine de Pizan has inspired intellectual debate. The goal of this book is to outline the political theory of Christine de Pizan and  Read more...


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'This book gives a new and important perspective on the writings of Christine de Pizan and calls attention to their importance in the times in which she lived, the transition between the Middle Ages Read more...

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