Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 October 2014

310 Pages | 7 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198722045

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City Women

Money, Sex, and the Social Order in Early Modern London

Eleanor Hubbard

  • A major new study of the lives of ordinary women in early modern London, encompassing literature, gender studies, and social and cultural history
  • Combines diverse sources and methods to create fullest picture of women in London
  • An important addition to the historiographies of early modern London and early modern women
  • Includes clear tables and figures, so provide important data in an accessible format with appropriate detail
  • Provides a 'composite biography' of a largely anonymous population: shows that women's careers transcended the boundaries of the individual families to whch they belonged at different stages in their lives