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Architecture and the politics of gender in early modern Europe

Author: Helen Hills
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2003.
Series: Women and gender in the early modern world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many of the contributors to this volume focus on the links between women and the architecture of religion in Europe. Some of the chapters started life as papers in sessions on gender and architecture  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Architecture and the politics of gender in early modern Europe.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2003
(OCoLC)607028917
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Hills
ISBN: 0754603091 9780754603092
OCLC Number: 51022775
Description: xvii, 212 pages, 52 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Theorizing the Relationships between Architecture and Gender in Early Modern Europe / Helen Mills --
A Noble Residence for a Female Regent: Margaret of Austria and the 'Court of Savoy' in Mechelen / Dagmar Eichberger --
The Val-de-Grâce as a Portrait of Anne of Austria: Queen, Queen Regent, Queen Mother / Jennifer G. Germann --
The Architecture of Institutionalism: Women's Space in Renaissance Hospitals / Eunice D. Howe --
Women and the Practice of Architecture in Eighteenth-century France / Tanis Hinchcliffe --
'Repaired by me to my exceeding great Cost and Charges': Anne Clifford and the Uses of Architecture / Elizabeth V. Chew --
'Women in wolves' mouths': Nun's Reputations, Enclosure and Architecture at the Convent of the Le Murate in Florence / Saundra Weddle --
Spatial Discipline and its Limits: Nuns and the Built Environment in Early Modern Spain / Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt --
Spaces Shaped for Spiritual Perfection: Convent Architecture and Nuns in Early Modern Rome / Marilyn Dunn --
Women in the Charterhouse: the Liminality of Cloistered Spaces at the Chartreuse de Champmol in Dijon / Sherry C.M. Lindquist.
Series Title: Women and gender in the early modern world.
Responsibility: edited by Helen Hills.
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