Not in God's Image
Women in History from the Greeks to the Victorians

O'Faolain, Julia; Martines, Lauro
Publisher:  Harper Torchbook, New York, USA
Year Published:  1973  
Pages:  362pp  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX7543

Extracts from writings by or about women, from Ancient Greece to the mid-19th century.


Table of Contents

Note to the Reader

Part I: Greece
1. The Pre-classical Period
2. Sparta
3. Athens
4. Hellenistic Greece

Part II: Rome
1. Patriarchal Rome
2. An Early Protest Movement
3. Guardianship
4. Marriage and the Family
5. Property and Legal Rights
6. Women and Social Class
7. Education and Religion

Part III: Byzantium

Part IV: The Early Hebrews

Part V: The Early Middle Ages

Part VI: Islam

Part VII: Biological and Medical Views

Part VIII: The Later Middle Ages
1. The Christian Context
2. Virginity
3. The View of the Law
4. Working Women
5. Conduct and Misconduct
6. Punishment

Part IX: The Renaissance and Reformation
1. The Dispute About Women
2. The Merchant's Wife
3. The Court Lady
4. Protestants
5. Witches

Part X: The Early Modern Period
1. The Law Again
2. Diaries and Letters
3. Education
4. Rural Women
5. The Protestant Promotion of Women
6. The Surplus Daughter
7. Salons

Part XI: From the Era of Revolution to the 1850s
1. Germany: Philosophers Speak of Women
2. Prostitutes
3. Feminists and Socialism in France
4. Feme v Baron: Marriage Reform in England

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