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When Gossips Meet: Women, Family and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England

For a long time the historical study of early modern women seemed destined to be confined to the domestic sphere. Almost axiomatically, ‘women’ have been treated as a subset of household, family, or marriage. And yet even the most vigorous proponents of the ‘separate spheres’ model of women’s history recognised its roots in eighteenth andContinue reading “When Gossips Meet: Women, Family and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England”