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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Monasticism and religious orders for women -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- 16th century,
  • Women -- Italy -- Venice -- Social conditions -- 16th century,
  • Nobility -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- 16th century,
  • Monasticism and religious orders for women -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- 17th century,
  • Women -- Italy -- Venice -- Social conditions -- 17th century,
  • Nobility -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- 17th century,
  • Venice (Italy) -- Social conditions -- 16th century,
  • Venice (Italy) -- Social conditions -- 17th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-399) and index.

StatementJutta Gisela Sperling.
SeriesWomen in culture and society
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX4220.I8 S64 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 417 p. :
Number of Pages417
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15474287M
ISBN 100226769356, 0226769364
LC Control Number99042787
OCLC/WorldCa42290531

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