The birth of feminism : woman as intellect in Renaissance Italy and England / Sarah Gwyneth Ross.

"In this work, surveying 300 years and two nations, Sarah Gwyneth Ross demonstrates how the expanding ranks of learned women in the Renaissance era presented the first significant challenge to the traditional definition of "woman" in the West."--Jacket.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ross, Sarah Gwyneth, 1975- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©2009.
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Online Access:CONNECT
Description
Summary:"In this work, surveying 300 years and two nations, Sarah Gwyneth Ross demonstrates how the expanding ranks of learned women in the Renaissance era presented the first significant challenge to the traditional definition of "woman" in the West."--Jacket.
Physical Description:1 online resource (405 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-393) and index.
ISBN:9780674054530
0674054539