Call for Submissions to "The Rise of the Mercantile Economy and Early Modern Women"
Call for Papers Date:
Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites scholars from diverse disciplines to explore how the rise of the mercantile economy affected early modern women. Responses to the forum prompt, available in its entirely online at http://www.emwjournal.umd.edu, should be 1300
words in length and might consider some of the following questions: What was the new ideal for the merchant's wife in the context of the mercantile economy? How did this ideal differ from the aristocratic one? Were women involved in money lending, money changing, investments, and bills of exchange? Did the activities of the merchant's wife and the ideal of the feminine differ according to geography, nationality, or religious affiliation?
The deadline for forum submissions is October 31, 2007.
Please address all email queries and electronic copies to Margaret Rice at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal
Center for Renaissance & Baroque Studies
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
(301) 405-6830 Email: email@example.com Visit the website at http://www.emwjournal.umd.edu
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