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Review é The Voices of Nîmes ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub En to honour their promises and they started rumours they knew would be followed up by the elders The registers therefore offer unrivalled evidence of women's agency in this intensely patriarchal society in a range of different contexts such as their enjoyment of their sexuality choice of marriage partners or idiosyncratic spiritual engagement The consistorial registers therefore let us see how independent self determining and vocal women could be in an age when they had limited legal rights little official power and few prospects As a result this book suggests we need to reconceptualize female power women's power was not just hidden manipulative and devious but also far public than historians have previously recognized. Review to come

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Review é The Voices of Nîmes ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Most of the women who ever lived left no trace of their existence on the record of history Sixteenth and seventeenth century women of the middling and lower levels of society left no letters or diaries in which they expressed what they felt or thought Criminal courts and magistrates kept few records of their testimonies and no ecclesiastical court records are known to survive for the French Roman Catholic Church between 1540 and 1667 For the most part we cannot hear the voices of ordinary French women but this study allows us to do soBased on the evidence of 1200 cases brought before the consistories or moral courts of the Huguenot church of Languedoc between 1561 and 1615 The Voices of Nimes allows us to access ordinar. Detailed in depth and profoundly well researched this monograph will become essential reading for anyone interested in early modern gender relations and the roles of women in those societies While focused on just a few decades in Languedoc and based on the Protestant consistories and thus not representing the entire society Suzannah Lipscomb does well to incorporate her findings into the bigger picture In some areas women s agency in the h0me the precarious position of young women in service and women s role in upholding patriarchy Lipscomb s arguments support those made by other historians However in other areas sexual violence in France for example her work turns that of others on its head As Lipscomb has utilised an underused resource she has been able to look deeper into women s lives and although the conclusions are necessarily based on very specific evidence the implications are far broader

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Review é The Voices of Nîmes ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Y women's everyday lives their speech behaviour and attitudes relating to love faith and marriage as well as friendship and sex Women appeared freuently before the consistory because one of the chief functions of moral discipline was the regulation of sexuality and women were thought to be primarily responsible for sexual sin This means that the registers include over a thousand testimonies by and about women most of whom left no other record to posterityWomen also featured so prominently before the consistories because of an ironic unintended conseuence of the consistorial system it empowered women Women uickly learnt how to use the consistory they denounced those who abused them they deployed the consistory to force m. Interesting PerspectivesI read this on a recommendation it did not disappoint Perhaps for the casual reader it is too detailed with too many uoted cases I conclude that life at the time was tough for both men and women One suspects that for a poor woman from the country there would be much exploitation or at the least the scope to be exploitedGossip made the world go round Claim and counterclaim prevailed Has society progressed that much At least there is a semblance of a societal improvement in the lives of women and children

  • Hardcover
  • 400
  • The Voices of Nîmes
  • Suzannah Lipscomb
  • English
  • 21 March 2020
  • 9780198797661

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