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Gender and urban economy 1400-1800, power, prosperity and poverty

As a masterstudent on the historymaster-program in Oslo you can combine your own readinglist from this list: Your readinglist should be about 1000 pages. Other students: please contact hilde.sandvik@iakh.uio.no

Overviews:

about 100 pages from this list:

Hill, Bridget, Women, work and sexual politics in eighteenth century England, London 1994,

Wiesner, Merry, Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe, Cambridge 1993

Sogner, Sølvi, Hilde Sandvik, “Minors in law, partners in work, equals in work? Women in the Norwegian Economy in the 16th to the 18th centuries”, La donna nell' economia secc XIII-XVIII, Prato 1990, 633-653 (20p)

Amy Louise Erickson, “The marital economy in comparative perspective”, The marital Economy in Scandinavia and Britain 1400-1900, (ed Maria Ågren and Amy Louise Erickson, Ashgate 2005 3-20 (18p)

Main list:

about 700 pages from this list:

Women’s work in towns

Clark, Alice, Working life of women in the seventeenth century, (London 1919,) 1982 or later reprints. Introduction ix-xl, Introduction, Capitalists 1-41 Crafts and trades150-235 (158p)

Davis, Natalie Zemon, "Women in the Crafts in Sixteenth Century Lyon", :Feminist Studies 8-1982, 47-80

Howell, C. Martha, “Women, the family Economy, and the Structure of Market Production in Cities of Northern Europe during the late Middle Ages”, Women and Work in Preindustrial Europe, ed. Barbara Hanawalt, Indiana University Press 1986, p198-222 (24p)

Hufton, Olwen, "Women in the French Family Economy in Eighteenth Century France", French Historical Studies 9, 1975, 1-22

Monter, E. William, "Women in Calvinist Geneva 1550-1800", Signs 6, 1980-81, 189-209

Ogilvie, Sheilagh, A bitter living. Women, markets, and social capital in early modern Germany, Oxford 2003, 1-38 206-352, 190s.

Wiesner, Merry E., Working Women in Renaissance Germany, New Brunswick 1986, 263 Guilds

Wiesner, Merry E., "Guilds, male bonding and women's work in early modern Germany", La donna nell' economia secc XIII-XVIII, Prato 1990, 655-669

Hill, Bridget, “Female Apprenticeship”, Women work and sexual politics ineighteenth century England, London 1994, 85-102

Authority

Howell Martha, Women, Production and Patriarchy in Late Medieval Cities, 1986

Howell, Martha, "Citizenship and Gender: Women's Political Status in Northern Medieval Cities", Mary Erler and Maryanne Kowaleski (ed) Women & power in the middle ages, London 1988, 37-60

Family-property

Bull, Ida, Inheritance in Family Business. The "Long" Merchant Family: Problems Concerning Generation Change, Scandinavian Journal of History, 2002 Volum: 27:4

Davis, Natalie Zemon, “Arguing with God, Glikel Bas Judah Leib”, Women on the Margins. Three Seventeenth Century Lives, Cambridge 1997, 5-62

Disiplin

Lis, Catharina & Soly Hugo, Disordered Lives, Eighteenth Century Families and their Unruly Relatives. Polity Press, Cambridge, 1996

Schama, Simon, “The mystery of the drowning cell”,“Housewieves and Hussies:Homeliness and Wordliness”, Embarrassment of riches. An Interpretation of dutch culture in the golden age, Fontana 1988, 15-24, 375-480

Prostitution

Pool, Lotte v.d. “ The lure of the big city. Female migration to the Amsterdam,” 1994

Roper, Lyndal, Prostitution and Moral Order, The Holy household. Women and Morals in Reformation Augsburg, Oxford 1989

The criminal classes

Sharpe, J.A. The criminal orders of early modern England, Crime in early modern England 1550-1750, London 1984,94-120, (gjerne også andre deler av boka)

Military institutions

Barton Hacker, Women and military institutions, Signs 1981, 643-671

In Nordic language:

about 200 pages from this list. For those who can’t read Nordic languages: take 200 more pages from the list above. Bladh, Christine, Månglerskor. Att sälja från korg och bod i Stockholm 1819-1846, Stockholm 1992

Bull, Ida, "Kvinners dagligliv i borgerskapet ca. 1780-1830", Historisk tidsskrift 4:1990

Bull, Ida, De trondhjemske handelshusene på 1700-tallet : slekt, hushold og forretning, Trondheim 1998

Dübeck, Inger, Købekoner og konkurrence. Studier over myndigheds-og erhvervsrettens udvikling med stadigt henblik på kvinders historiske retsstilling, København 1978

Jacobsen, Grethe, Kvinder, køn og købstadslovgining 1400-1600. Lovfaste Mænd og ærlige Kvinder, København 1995

Jacobsen, Grethe, "Rådmænd, borgere og borgersker. Køn , autoritet og magt i de senmiddelalderlige danske byer", B. P. McGuire (red) Autoritet i Middelalderen, København 1991

Karlsson, Åsa B., "Hustruens rättsliga ställning i svenska städer under stormaktstiden", i B.Gullikstad og K. Heitmann (red), Kjønn, makt, samfunn i Norden i et historisk perspektiv, bind 1. konferanserapport fra det 5. nordiske kvinnehistorikermøtet, Trondheim 1997, 254-255

Sandvik, Hilde, "Umyndige" kvinner i handel og håndverk. Kvinner i bynæringer i Christiania i siste halvdel av 1700-tallet", (1985) Oslo 1992

Sogner, Sølvi, Ung i Europa. Norsk ungdom over Nordsjøen til Nederland i tidlig nytid, Oslo 1994

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