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By Judith M. Bennett

ISBN-10: 0195073908

ISBN-13: 9780195073904

ISBN-10: 0195126505

ISBN-13: 9780195126501

ladies brewed and bought many of the ale ate up in medieval England, yet after 1350, males slowly took over the exchange. via 1600, such a lot brewers in London have been male, and males additionally ruled the alternate in lots of cities and villages. This publication asks how, whilst, and why brewing ceased to be women's paintings and as a substitute turned a role for males. utilizing a large choice of assets and techniques, Bennett vividly describes how brewsters (that is, woman brewers) progressively left the alternate. She additionally deals a compelling account of the patience of patriarchy in this time of dramatic change.

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