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Uppity Women of Shakespearean Times by Vicki…

Uppity Women of Shakespearean Times

by Vicki Leon

Series: Uppity Women

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Title covers all the women of a broad period, including Artful Iron Maidens, Brilliant Blue Collars, the wives and the near Misses of Henry VII and others. Around the 1300s, Europe went through a period of change, elevating the importance of the individual. Talented women made some gains. Unfortunately, at the same time, "women lost ground they'd gained in legal rights and education, got pushed out of careers they'd previously participated in, and suffered through a centuries-long female-hating holocaust."… (more)



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quotes, anectdotes, and stories of women from shakespearean times--authority seems a little questionable to me as some of these stories just have that "urban legend" flavor--but its still fun to read... ( )
  rampaginglibrarian | Aug 25, 2006 |
This popular series showcases the vitality and courageous spirit of women in history with humor and fun illustrations. A fun interlude!
  JoClare | Oct 7, 2005 |
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