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By Karen Nelson

This quantity considers women's roles within the conflicts and negotiations of the early glossy international. Essays discover the ways in which gender shapes women's supplier in instances of battle, spiritual strife, and monetary swap. How have been clash and harmony gendered in histories, literature, song, and political, criminal, didactic, and non secular treatises?

Four interdisciplinary plenary subject matters flooring this exploration: Negotiations, Economies, Faiths & Spiritualities, and Pedagogies. students concentration upon many areas of the early smooth world--the Atlantic global, the Mediterranean international, Granada, Indonesia, the Low international locations, England, and Italy--inflected by way 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 study how gender and sophistication are implicated in financial swap and check the methods gender and faith map onto voyages of alternate, exploration, or imperialism. They examine how ladies, as members and as individuals of political or family members networks, have been instrumental in transmitting, selling, helping, or thwarting diversified religions during periods of non secular crises. This quantity additionally deals tools for educating and studying those themes. it will likely be beneficial to students of medieval and early smooth women's experiences, in particular these operating in historical past, literature, languages, musicology, and spiritual studies.

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