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The Monstrous Regiment Of Women: Female Rulers In Early Modern Europe Sharon L. Jansen

The Monstrous Regiment Of Women: Female Rulers In Early Modern Europe

Sharon L. Jansen

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ISBN : 9780333929827
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In The Monstrous Regiment of Women, Jansen explores the case for and against female rule by examining the arguments made by theorists from Sir John Fortescue (1461) through Bishop Bossuet (1680) interweaving their arguments with references to theMoreIn The Monstrous Regiment of Women, Jansen explores the case for and against female rule by examining the arguments made by theorists from Sir John Fortescue (1461) through Bishop Bossuet (1680) interweaving their arguments with references to the most well-known early modern queens. The story of early modern European political history looks very different if, instead of focusing on kingsand their sons, we see successive generations of powerful women and the shifting political alliances of the period from a very different, and revealing, perspective.Author Biography: Sharon L. Jansen is Professor of English at Pacific Lutheran University.