Women and Business Since 1500 : Invisible Presences in Europe and North America?, Paperback Book

Women and Business Since 1500 : Invisible Presences in Europe and North America? Paperback

Part of the Gender and History series

Description

This volume surveys the role women have played in various types of business as owners, co-owners and decision-making managers in European and North American societies since the sixteenth century.

Drawing on up-to-date scholarship, it identifies the economic, social, legal and cultural factors that have facilitated or restricted women's participation in business.

It pays particular attention to the ways in which gender norms, and their evolution, shaped not only those women's experience of business, but the ways they were perceived by contemporaries, documented in sources and, partly as a consequence, viewed by historians.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224 pages, 224 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social & cultural history
  • ISBN: 9781137033222

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