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Social Relations Inscribed in Correspondence

James Daybell

in Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259915
eISBN:
9780191717437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259915.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter studies letters for what they tell us about women's social relations. By analysing how women wrote to a range of individuals, it investigates the balance of power within a range of ... More


Pots, Brewers, and Hosts: Women’s Power and the Limits of Central Andean Feasting

Justin Jennings and Melissa Chatfield

in Drink, Power, and Society in the Andes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033068
eISBN:
9780813038575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033068.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter reviews the relationship between increasing pot size in the archaeological record and the curtailment of women's power. By looking at how pots were made, how chicha was brewed, and how ... More


The Empresses and Women’s Power

Barbara M. Levick

in Faustina I and II: Imperial Women of the Golden Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195379419
eISBN:
9780190261276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379419.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the concept of “women's power” in relation to empresses' roles in Roman aristocracy. Despite being of the “inferior” sex, the empresses Faustnia I and II were able to wield ... More


Reflections: Promises of Freedom and Feminism

Carolyn Martin Shaw

in Women and Power in Zimbabwe: Promises of Feminism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039638
eISBN:
9780252097720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039638.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book has investigated feminism's contribution to women's power/empowerment as well as conventional feminine powers in Zimbabwe. It has argued that feminism, the development of consciousness of ... More


Losses, 1878–1887

Barbara A. White

in The Beecher Sisters

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099270
eISBN:
9780300127638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099270.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter deals with the death and contributions of the Beecher sisters. In May 1878, Catharine suddenly had a stroke and died. There was no prelude of illness or weakness. Catharine was ... More


Responsible Family Men

Magdalena Wong

in Everyday Masculinities in 21st-Century China: The Making of Able-Responsible Men

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9789888528424
eISBN:
9789882203570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528424.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The chapter both stretches out from and synthesizes the husband-wife and father-child dyads. The term 'a real man' is reprised and the different ways this is understood by unmarried partners who ... More


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