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By Karen Nelson

This quantity considers women's roles within the conflicts and negotiations of the early smooth global. Essays discover the ways in which gender shapes women's company in instances of conflict, non secular strife, and fiscal switch. How have been clash and harmony gendered in histories, literature, track, and political, criminal, didactic, and spiritual treatises?

Four interdisciplinary plenary themes flooring this exploration: Negotiations, Economies, Faiths & Spiritualities, and Pedagogies. students concentration upon many areas of the early glossy world--the Atlantic global, the Mediterranean international, Granada, Indonesia, the Low international locations, England, and Italy--inflected by means of such religions as Islam, Catholicism, and Reformed Protestantism, as they got here into touch with indigenous spiritualities and with each other.

Essays and workshop summaries research how gender and sophistication are implicated in monetary swap and examine the methods gender and faith map onto voyages of alternate, exploration, or imperialism. They examine how girls, as participants and as contributors of political or relatives networks, have been instrumental in transmitting, selling, aiding, or thwarting assorted religions during periods of spiritual crises. This quantity additionally deals tools for instructing and discovering those issues. it will likely be useful to students of medieval and early glossy women's stories, specifically these operating in historical past, literature, languages, musicology, and spiritual studies.

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