Power and Gender in Renaissance Spain : Eight Women of the Mendoza Family, 1450-1650
Powerful/influential women who provided positive role models without opposition from males are not an invention of twentieth-century feminism but also existed in times past.
- Hardback | 224 pages
- 153.9 x 238.3 x 20.8mm | 494.42g
- 01 Jan 2004
- University of Illinois Press
- Baltimore, United States
"No other scholarly work has attempted to address the significance of a whole panoply of women from a single noble family. This groundbreaking work makes a very important contribution to our understanding of patriarchy and women's agency in the past." --Mary Elizabeth Perry, author of Gender and Disorder in Early Modern Seville