Engendering the Guilds: Seamstresses, Tailors, and the Clash of Corporate Identities in Old Regime France.

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Abstract

Discusses the significance of guild membership in the Parisian seamstresses' guild established by King Louis XIV from 1675 to 1776 in France. Male and female kinship privileges in the tailor's guild; Establishment of the guild; Clash of sources of female privilege; Abolition of the guild.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)339-371
Number of pages33
JournalFrench Historical Studies
Volume23
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2000

Keywords

  • FRANCE
  • PARIS (France)
  • GUILDS -- History
  • 16TH century French history

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