When gossips meet women, family, and neighbourhood in early modern England

Aimed at social and cultural historians, this is an exploration of how women of the poorer and middling sorts in early Modern England negotiated a patriarchal culture. It focuses on the networks of close friends ('gossips') which gave them a social identity beyond the narrowly domestic

Main Author: Capp, B. S.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2003, 2003
Series:Oxford studies in social history / Oxford studies in social history
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