Gender and the English Revolution by Ann Hughes

By Ann Hughes

In this interesting and targeted learn, Ann Hughes examines how the event of civil battle in seventeenth-century England affected the jobs of ladies and males in politics and society; and the way traditional strategies of masculinity and femininity have been referred to as into query through the warfare and the trial and execution of an anointed King. Ann Hughes combines dialogue of the actions of girls within the non secular and political upheavals of the revolution, with a pioneering research of the way male political identities have been fractured through civil struggle. conventional parallels and analogies among marriage, the kinfolk and the kingdom have been shaken, and rival understandings of sexuality, manliness, effeminacy and womanliness have been deployed in political debate.

In a historiography ruled through army or political techniques, Gender and the English Revolution unearths the significance of gender in realizing the occasions in England throughout the 1640s and 1650s. it is going to be a necessary source for somebody attracted to women’s heritage, feminism, gender or British background.

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