Women & History: Voices of Early Modern England

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Valerie Frith
Coach House Press, 1995 - History - 262 pages
Through private letters and journals, published memoirs and reflections, trial transcripts and court depositions, Women and History illuminates the world of 17th- and 18th-century English women.

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Kind of a mixed bag of unconnected academic essays. Some were very dry and almost unreadable but there were enough interesting selections to make me (a history buff) feel it was worth taking out this book out the library. Read full review

Women and history (early modern England 1500-1800)

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Frith maintains that many women's history sources reflect either the bias of their male recorders or their female writers' sense of propriety. This collection of primary documents and essays from the ... Read full review

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She at first denied
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The great danger she had reason to believe she was
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Hardpressed to make ends meet
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