Gender and Fraternal Orders in Europe, 1300–2000
- Hardback: 270 pages
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
- ISBN-13: 9780230283381
What have medieval nuns, parrot shooting, Freemasonry, and Shetland revelry got in common? This study of monastic orders, guilds, Freemasonry and friendly societies over centuries and across frontiers provides new insights into their contribution to the gendering of public space and the evolution of "separate spheres" in Europe.