logo
Supporting your high street Find out how »
Basket Image

Basket

Female Alliances : Gender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain, Hardback Book

Female Alliances : Gender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain Hardback

Description

In the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, cultural, economic, and political changes, as well as increased geographic mobility, placed strains upon British society.

But by cultivating friendships and alliances, women worked to socially cohere Britain and its colonies.

In the first book-length historical study of female friendship and alliance for the early modern period, Amanda Herbert draws on a series of interlocking microhistorical studies to demonstrate the vitality and importance of bonds formed between British women in the long eighteenth century.

She shows that while these alliances were central to women's lives, they were also instrumental in building the British Atlantic world.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 272 pages, 27 b-w illus.
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780300177404

Other Formats

£15.00

£14.45

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also by Amanda E. Herbert