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Published: 05 January 2017

272 Pages | 14 illus.


ISBN: 9780190240622

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Making a Living, Making a Difference

Gender and Work in Early Modern European Society

Edited by Maria Ågren

  • A pioneering work of digital humanities, this work is based on an innovative methodology of data collection.
  • Offers new perspectives on gender and everyday work in early modern society, including household, unpaid, and hidden labor.
  • Sheds light on the economic contributions of women in society not based on occupational titles.
  • Offers quantitative analysis alongside stories about ordinary people and their predicaments.
  • Digital methodology has been presented at conferences internationally.
  • Not a traditional edited volume, this is a collectively written book by the Gender and Work Project Group at Uppsala University.