Stock Image

Exchanges in Exoticism

Moore, Megan

Published by University of Toronto Press
ISBN 10: 1442644699 / ISBN 13: 9781442644694
New / Hardcover / Quantity Available: 1
From Kennys Bookstore (Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book
Add to basket
List Price:
Price: 51.57
Convert Currency
Shipping: 0
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

Save for Later

About the Book

Bibliographic Details


Title: Exchanges in Exoticism

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Description:

Exchanges in Exoticism demonstrates how the process of cultural exchange - and empire building - extends well beyond our traditional assumptions about gender roles in the medieval Mediterranean. Num Pages: 200 pages. BIC Classification: DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 161 x 235 x 19. Weight in Grams: 450. . 2014. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781442644694

About this title:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads:
0 avg rating
(0 ratings)

Synopsis:

Charting important new territory within medieval gender studies, Megan Moore explores the vital role that women played in transmitting knowledge and empire within Mediterranean cross-cultural marriages. Whereas cross-cultural exchange has typically been understood through the lens of male-centered translation work, this study, which is grounded in the relations between the west and Byzantium, examines cross-cultural marriage as a medium of literary and cultural exchange, one in which women's work was equally important as men?s.  

Moore's readings of Old French and Medieval Greek texts reveal the extent to which women challenged the cultures into which they married and shaped their new courtly environments. Through the lens of medieval gender and postcolonial theory, Exchanges in Exoticism demonstrates how the process of cultural exchange ? and empire building ? extends well beyond our traditional assumptions about gender roles in the medieval Mediterranean.

About the Author: Megan Moore is an assistant professor in the Department of Romance Languages at the University of Missouri.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bookseller & Payment Information

Payment Methods

This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:

  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

[Search this Seller's Books]

[List this Seller's Books]

[Ask Seller a Question]

Bookseller: Kennys Bookstore
Address: Olney, MD, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Bookseller Since: 09 October 2009
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web
sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as
Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund
within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. For any queries please use the contact seller link or send an email to books@kennys.ie,

Conor Kenny


Shipping Terms:

All books securely packaged. Some books ship from Ireland.


Store Description: We carry a comprehensive range of out of print and rare books.