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The white nuns : Cistercian abbeys for women in medieval France

Author: Constance H Berman
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Middle Ages series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The White Nuns considers Cistercian women and the women who were their patrons in a clear-eyed reading of narrative texts and administrative records. In rejecting long-accepted misogynies and misreadings, Constance Hoffman Berman offers a robust model for historians writing against received traditions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Berman, Constance H.
White nuns.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)1004162788
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Constance H Berman
ISBN: 9780812295085 0812295080
OCLC Number: 1031090530
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; PART I. WERE THERE CISTERCIAN NUNS IN MEDIEVAL EUROPE?; Chapter 1. Reform Monasticism and Cistercian Nuns in Western Europe; Chapter 2. Visitation of Nuns and Their Regularization; Chapter 3. Cistercian Nuns and the Order's Economic Practices; PART II. CISTERCIAN NUNS IN THE ECCLESIASTICAL PROVINCE OF SENS; Chapter 4. Women Regents, Cistercian Nuns, and Feudal Crisis: Clairets, Villiers, Voisins, and Port-Royal; Chapter 5. Cistercian Nuns and the Great Heiresses of Chartres, Blois, and Auxerre; Chapter 6. Blanche of Castile (1188-1252) and Cistercian Abbeys for Nuns. Chapter 7. Saint-Antoine-des-Champs Outside ParisChapter 8. Nuns and Viticulture in Champagne; PART III. COMPARISONS AND CONCLUSIONS; Chapter 9. Cistercian Nuns and Their Predecessors; Appendix 1. Ad Medium, Amortissement, Augmented Rents, Measures, Money, Names; Appendix 2. The Evidence: Cistercian Nuns' Charters and Charter Books; Appendix 3. Specific Charters and Other Materials for This Study; Appendix 4. Size Limits of Abbeys for Cistercian and Other Nuns; Appendix 5. Numbers of Cistercian Nuns' Houses According to Selected Historians; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H. IJ; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Acknowledgments.
Series Title: Middle Ages series.
Responsibility: Constance Hoffman Berman.
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