When gossips meet : women, family, and neighbourhood in early Modern England /

Bernard Capp

This book explores how women of the poorer and middling sorts in early modern England sought to make the best of their lives in a society that excluded or marginalized them in almost every sphere. It argues that networks of close friends ("gossips") provided invaluable moral and practical...

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Main Author: Capp, B. S.
Format: Book
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series:Oxford studies in social history
Physical Description:vi, 398 p. ; 23 cm.
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LL 680 C 114 Borrowable : Available