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HIST 354: Gender, Sex and Power in Early Modern Europe (HC)

History 354 Gender, Sex and Power in Early Modern Europe (Graham) Spring 2013

Sources in Printed Form

Primary texts have been edited, reprinted in facsimiles, or transferred to microfilm can be borrowed through E Z Borrow or interlibrary loan if they are not in Tripod.  Many of them will be listed in Tripod or WorldCat under subject terms and the word "sources."  For example, the search mother* history sources   produces books including:

    Personal Disclosures: An Anthology of Self-Writings from the Seventeenth Century

    A Rule for Children and Other Writings by Jacqueline Pascal (1625-1661)

    Women's Writing in Stuart England: The Mother's Legacies of Dorothy Leigh, Elizabeth Joscelin, and Elizabeth Richardson

Major series of early modern women's writings
Other Voice in Early Modern Europe - A series of print editions by or about women.  Individual titles are listed in Tripod.


Major series of educational and moral texts addressing women's roles and behavior.

Conduct Literature for Women, 1720-1770.  6 volumes    

Conduct Literature for Women, 1770-1830.  6 volumes


Books printed in the 17th or 18th century are kept in libraries' rare book collections.  You can go to Haverford's Special collections, Bryn Mawr, the University of Pennsylvania, and other local libraries to see these books.