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The New Middle Ages

Capetian Women

Editors: Nolan, K. (Ed.)

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Never before have the women of the Capetian royal dynasty in France been the subject of a study in their own right. The new research in Capetian Women challenges old paradigms about the restricted roles of royal women, uncovering their influence in social, religious, cultural and even political spheres. The scholars in the volume consider medieval chroniclers' responses to the independent actions of royal women as well as modern historians' use of them as vehicles for constructing the past. The essays also delineate the creation of reginal identity through cultural practices such as religious patronage and the commissioning of manuscripts, tomb sculpture, and personal seals.

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KATHLEEN NOLAN is Associate Editor of art history at Vanderbilt University, USA.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Capetian Women
Editors
  • K. Nolan
Series Title
The New Middle Ages
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-09835-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-09835-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-312-29448-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-63509-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 302
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