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Women and the Common Life: Love, Marriage, and Feminism
Language: un
Pages: 224
Authors: Christopher Lasch
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-12-17 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

"Vintage Lasch.... One of the refreshments of reading him is that he states his beliefs outright."—Andrew Delbanco, New York Times Book Review Christopher Lasch has examined the role of women and the family in Western society throughout his career as a writer, thinker, and historian. In Women and the Common
Sisters and Brothers of the Common Life
Language: un
Pages: 448
Authors: John Van Engen
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-09 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

The Devotio Moderna, or Modern Devout, puzzled their contemporaries. Beginning in the 1380s in market towns along the Ijssel River of the east-central Netherlands and in the county of Holland, they formed households organized as communes and forged lives centered on private devotion. They lived on city streets alongside their
The Uncommon Woman
Language: un
Pages: 200
Authors: Susie Larson
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-07-01 - Publisher: Moody Publishers

Imagine yourself in a pool of strong swimmers, all swimming clockwise. You, a Christian woman, are swimming counter-clockwise...counter-cultural, if you will. This book is for the woman who longs to rise up out of the stereotypical behavior of gossip, insecurity, pettiness, and small dreams. She has an unfulfilled desire to
Everyday Life and Politics in Nineteenth Century Mexico
Language: un
Pages: 248
Authors: Mark Wasserman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: UNM Press

In this new and masterful synthesis, Wasserman shows the link between ordinary men and women-preoccupied with the demands of feeding, clothing, and providing shelter-and the elites' desire for a stable political order and an expanding economy. The three key figures of nineteenth-century Mexico-Antonio López de Santa Ana, Benito Juárez, and
Everyday Life
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: Tora Friberg
Categories: Arbetsliv - kvinnor
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher:

Women want to feel sure the children are fine, to find enough time, to cope with all their tasks. These strivings unite all gainfully employed women with children. They are faced with similar conflict situations in daily life but solve them in different ways. Their lives take difference forms with