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2016 Foreword INDIES Finalist

History (Adult Nonfiction)

A Medieval Woman's Companion

Women's Lives in the European Middle Ages

2016 INDIES Finalist
History (Adult Nonfiction)
2016 INDIES Finalist
Women's Studies (Adult Nonfiction)
2016 INDIES Finalist
Young Adult Nonfiction (Children's)
Contributor(s)
Susan Morrison
Publisher
Oxbow Books
ISBN-13
978-1-78570-079-8
Publication Date
Jan 1, 2016
Pages
176
Price
$24.95
Tags
#finalist
#history
#womensstudies
#yanonfiction
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What have a deaf nun, the mother of the first baby born to Europeans in North America, and a condemned heretic to do with one another? They are among the virtuous virgins, marvelous maidens, and fierce feminists of the Middle Ages who trail-blazed paths for women today. Without those first courageous souls who worked in fields dominated by men, women might not have the presence they currently do in professions such as education, the law, and literature.

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