Women and Authority in Early Modern Spain: The Peasants of Galicia

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Contents
List of Maps and Illustrationviii
A Note on Currency and Measuresix
Introduction: Gendering Peasant Society1
1.Women without Men22
2.Single Women and Property41
3.Sex and the Single Woman75
4.‘A married man is a woman’: Gender Tensions in Galician Marriages112
5.Widowhood163
6.Modelling Female Authority193
7.Beyond Finisterre228
Bibliography247
Index267

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Acknowledgements v
  • Contents vii
  • List of Maps and Illustration viii
  • A Note on Currency and Measures ix
  • Introduction- Gendering - Peasant Society 1
  • 1 - Women without Men 22
  • 2 - Single Women and Property 41
  • 3 - Sex and the Single Woman 75
  • 4 - ‘A Married Man Is a Woman’- Gender Tensions in Galician Marriages 112
  • 5 - Widowhood 163
  • 6 - Modelling Female Authority 193
  • 7 - Beyond Finisterre 228
  • Bibliography 247
  • Index 267
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