Defining Gender, 1450-1910

Defining Gender, 1450-1910
Description:

Brings together approximately 50,000 images of original manuscript and printed material, including a strong core of documents from the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Ephemeral material such as ballads, cartoons and pamphlets is featured alongside diaries, advice literature, medical journals, conduct books and periodicals. The database is structured into five thematic sections:

  • Conduct and Politeness
  • Domesticity and the Family 
  • Consumption and Leisure
  • Education and Sensibility
  • The Body
Publisher:Adam Matthew Publications
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Alternative:Five centuries of advice literature online
Subjects:Social Sciences | History | Literature | Sociology | Gender Studies and Feminist Research