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A Companion to Women in the Ancient World (Blackwell

A spouse to girls within the historic international provides an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based choice of newly-commissioned essays from admired students at the learn of ladies within the old world.

• the 1st interdisciplinary, methodologically-based number of readings to deal with the learn of girls within the old international
• Explores a extensive diversity of themes in terms of girls in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess concept; girls in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; ladies and the kinfolk, the nation, and faith; costume and Adornment; lady Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial ladies; girls in overdue Antiquity; Early ladies Saints; and plenty of extra
• Thematically prepared to stress the significance of historic subject matters of continuity, improvement, and innovation
• Reconsiders a lot of the well known proof and preconceived notions with regards to ladies in antiquity comprises contributions from some of the such a lot fashionable students linked to the examine of girls in antiquity

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Awarded a 2013 PROSE Honorable point out as a unmarried quantity Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences

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In 1886 the history department formally added a fifth subject, political economy, to the curriculum. The recent publication of two advanced textbooks had made it relatively easy to teach high school and college students about the production, distribution, and consumption of wealth and the numerous applications of political economy principles. ’’ Each month Follett was asked to read several items from the course bibliography and then, from memory, to organize and summarize the material in concise written notes.

Reviewing their credentials, Herbert B. Adams asserted that work with these women ‘‘in many cases . . ’’≤∑ The history curriculum had four subject areas: the traditional triad of ancient, medieval, and modern European history, and American history, a subject less often taught. Follett already had gained considerable familiarity with the traditional subjects from her work with Anna Boynton Thompson, but she had not studied American history since grammar school. Well aware of how poorly educated American students were about their own country’s history, Herbert B.

The project’s success was all the more astonishing because it occurred in the context of Ticknor’s assiduous efforts to avoid publicity. ‘‘We have kept very quiet about our work hitherto,’’ Ticknor said, ‘‘but presently, when our circular is handed about, it can no longer be a secret. ’’≤∞ One article concerning the society’s work, however, so pleased the members that even Ticknor was moved to note its publication. Herbert B. ’’≤≤ However flattering this comparison may have seemed to Ticknor, it also was reason for concern.

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