Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2008

272 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719081248

Bookseller Code (06)


Political passions

Gender, the family and political argument in England, 1680-1714

Rachel Weil

Published by Manchester University Press

Politics Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain MUP

  • Explores the relationship between gender and politics in this period from an English perspective A pioneering attempt to connect arguments about gender to analysis of high politics and political ideas Features case studies on several key figures in political/women's history: e
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  • Queen Mary, Queen Anne, Mary Astell, Sarah Churchill Solidly grounded in current historical scholarship, but written in an engaging manner accessible to non-specialists, this book will interest students of literature, gender studies, political culture and political theory as well as historians