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Published: 16 August 2007

256 Pages | 3 tables


ISBN: 9780199237623

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Never Married

Singlewomen in Early Modern England

Amy M. Froide

  • First book of original research on women who never married in the early modern period
  • Examines the economic and civic contributions of singlewomen
  • Explores the origins of the spinster and old maid stereotype
  • Shortlisted for the Whitfield Book Prize

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