Center for Interdisziplinary Research

Secret Gardens, Satanic Mills

Placing Girls in European History, 1750 - 1960


Edited by Mary Jo Maynes, Birgitte Søland and Christina Benninghaus

Bloomington: Indiana University Press 2005, 312 pages, ISBN 0-253-21710-5

Emanating from the ZiF: Workshop Female Adolescence in Historical Perspective, October 18 - 20, 2001


  • M. Simonton: Bringing Up Girls. Work in Preindustrial Europe
  • M.J. Maynes: In Search of Arachne's Daughters. European Girls, Economic Development, and the Textile Trade, 1750 - 1880
  • A. Gestrich: After Dark. Girl's Leisure, Work, and Sexuality in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Rural Southwest Germany
  • C. Crowston: An Industrious Revolution in Late Seventeenth-Century Paris. New Vocational Training for Adolescent Girls and the Creation of Female Labor Markets

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