Laura Gowing, 1999–2000

Project Title:

Women, Sex and the Reproductive Body in Seventeenth-Century England

University of Hertfordshire

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Fellowship Work Summary

Laura Gowing (Research Triangle Foundation Josephus Daniels Fellow) drafted three chapters of her book on the reproductive body and the social world in seventeenth-century England. She also revised and completed a chapter, “Ordering the Body” for a volume entitled Order, Hierarchy and Subordination in Early Modern Britain, edited by Michael J. Braddick and John Walter, to be published by Manchester University Press (2000). Gowing is Senior Lecturer in History, University of Hertfordshire.