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Productive Men and Reproductive Women

The Agrarian Household and the Emergence of Separate Spheres During the German Enlightenment

Productive Men and Reproductive Women( )
Author: Gray, Marion W.
ISBN:978-1-57181-171-4
Publication Date:Jan 2000
Publisher:Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $120.00
Book Description:

The debate on the origins of modern gender norms continues unabated across the academic disciplines. This book adds an important and hitherto neglected dimension. Focusing on rural life and its values, the author argues that the modern ideal of separate spheres originated in the era of the Enlightenment. Prior to the eighteenth century, cultural norms prescribed active,interdependent economic roles for both women and men. Enlightenment economists transformed these gender paradigms...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: History / Modern / 18Th Century
Social Science / Gender Studies
Social Science / Human Sexuality
History / Europe / Germany
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.01 Inches
Book Weight:1.24 Pounds



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