TITLE

Down and out female in thirteenth-century Paris

AUTHOR(S)
Farmer, Sharon
PUB. DATE
April 1998
SOURCE
American Historical Review;Apr98, Vol. 103 Issue 2, p344
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the history of poverty in thirteenth-century Paris, France, through examination of the lives of poor urban women. Obstacles that women encountered in high and late medieval cities; Analysis of the population and economic situation of Paris during 1240 to 1328; Examination of the measures undertaken by women to survive; Outline of miracles associated to the tomb of Louis IX, king of France, in the town of St.-Denis.
ACCESSION #
545902

 

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