The voices of Nîmes : women, sex, and marriage in Reformation Languedoc (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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The voices of Nîmes : women, sex, and marriage in Reformation Languedoc
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The voices of Nîmes : women, sex, and marriage in Reformation Languedoc

Author: Suzannah Lipscomb
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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"Most of the women who ever lived left no trace of their existence on the record of history. Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century women of the middling and lower levels of society left no letters or diaries in which they expressed what they felt or thought. Criminal courts and magistrates kept few records of their testimonies, and no ecclesiastical court records are known to survive for the French Roman Catholic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzannah Lipscomb
ISBN: 9780198797661 0198797664
OCLC Number: 1041885086
Description: xiv, 378 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Landscape --
The pursuit of morality --
Belief --
Social relations --
Love and marriage --
Sex --
The trials of marriage --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Women, sex, and marriage in Reformation Languedoc
Responsibility: Suzannah Lipscomb.

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Most of the women who ever lived left no trace of their existence on the record of history. In this book, Suzannah Lipscomb recovers the lives and aspirations of ordinary sixteenth- and  Read more...

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...it would be unwise to deny our pleasure, as works about women, families and sexuality are scarce concerning the Protestant Midi on the second half of the 16th century. The book, furthermore, Read more...

 
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