Gender and Fraternal Orders in Europe, 1300–2000

  • Máire Fedelma Cross

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About this book


What have medieval nuns, parrot shooting, Freemasonry, and Shetland revelry got in common? This study of monastic orders, guilds, Freemasonry and friendly societies over centuries and across frontiers provides new insights into their contribution to the gendering of public space and the evolution of 'separate spheres' in Europe.


Europe Freemasonry gender revolution women

Editors and affiliations

  • Máire Fedelma Cross
    • 1
  1. 1.University of NewcastleUK

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2010
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-32336-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-28338-1
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