Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 October 2017

200 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526100641

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The state as master

Gender, state formation and commercialisation in urban Sweden, 1650-1780

First Edition

Maria Ågren

Published by Manchester University Press

Gender in History MUP

  • Political history and gender history intersect in an innovative way, casting new light on early modern state formation
  • Explores the cultural history of "service" in a fascinating manner
  • Uses evidence from a less-researched corner of Europe to make an intervention in several classical debates
  • Makes a genuine contribution to the historiography of women's and men's work