HISTORY OF WOMEN IN THE WEST
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History of Women in the West, Volume I: From Ancient Goddesses to Christian Saints

Edited by Pauline Schmitt Pantel

Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

Series edited by Georges Duby

Michelle Perrot

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PAPERBACK

$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674403697

Publication Date: 03/15/1994

Short

600 pages

6-1/4 x 9-1/4 inches

9 tables, 8 line illustrations, 63 halftones

Belknap Press

History of Women in the West

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  • A New Kind of History [Natalie Zemon Davis and Joan Wallach Scott]
  • Writing the History of Women [Georges Duby and Michelle Perrot]
  • Representations of Women [Pauline Schmitt Pantel]
  • I. Feminine Models of the Ancient World
    • 1. What Is a Goddess? [Nicole Loraux]
    • 2. The Sexual Philosophies of Plato and Aristotle [Giulia Sissa]
    • 3. The Division of the Sexes in Roman Law [Yan Thomas]
    • 4. Figures of Women [François Lissarrague]
  • II. Traditional Rituals Women Share
    • 5. Marriage in Ancient Greece [Claudine Leduc]
    • 6. Body Politics in Ancient Rome [Aline Rousselle]
    • 7. Pandora’s Daughters and Rituals in Grecian Cities [Louise Bruit Zaidman]
    • 8. The Religious Roles of Roman Women [John Scheid]
    • 9. Early Christian Women [Monique Alexandre]
  • III. Yesterday and Today
    • 10. Creating a Myth of Matriarchy [Stella Georgoudi]
    • 11. Women and Ancient History Today [Pauline Schmitt Pantel]
  • IV. The Woman’s Voice
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Contributors
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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