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Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe (1993), by Merry E. Weisner, represents the author's research of women from 1500 to 1750. The author focuses on women's roles in relation to general historical developments and the effects of such developments on women. Her work is characterized by her approach to study as a sort of "digging into women's private and domestic experiences." There is consideration not only of the physical experiences of women—those of menstruation, pregnancy, and motherhood—but of the ways in which women attempted to carve out meaningful lives for themselves based on such experiences. The work also compares female gender roles with those roles imposed on males, to produce some very interesting insights and observations.

Oliver Cromwell and the English Revolution (1990), edited by John Morrill, is a discussion of Oliver Cromwell's life, both personal and political. Although he died at the dawn of the neoclassical age, he was one...

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