A bitter living women, markets, and social capital in early modern Germany

Women were key to the changes in the European economy between 1600 and 1800 that led the way to industrialization. But we still know little about this female 'shadow economy' - and nothing quantitative or systematic. This text aims to illuminate women's contribution to the pre-industr...

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Main Author: Ogilvie, Sheilagh C.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2003, 2003
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Women were key to the changes in the European economy between 1600 and 1800 that led the way to industrialization. But we still know little about this female 'shadow economy' - and nothing quantitative or systematic. This text aims to illuminate women's contribution to the pre-industrial economy
Physical Description:xviii, 394 p. ill
ISBN:9780191719219