Marta Vicente

Primary office:
213G Bailey Hall



Current Research
Current Projects

A book titled "Clothing the Spanish Empire: Families and the Calico Trade in the Atlantic World, 1700-1815,"

"Pornography and the Spanish Inquisition: The Reading of a Forbidden Bestseller" to be submitted to the American Historical Review in fall 2007.

"Profitable Imitation: Fashion and Cotton Textiles in Spanish America , 1500-1800," in The Spinning World: A Global History of Cotton Textiles, 1200-1850 , Giorgio Riello and Prasannan Parthasarathi eds.

Research Interests

European women's history from 1600s to the present, feminist theory and women and work.

Selected Publications

Artisans and Work in a Barcelona Cotton Factory (1770-1816)," International Review of Social History 45 (2000): 1-23;

"Images and Realities of Work: Women and Guilds in Early Modern Barcelona," in Alain Saint-Saëns and Magdalena Sánchez, eds., Spanish Women in the Golden Age: Images and Realities (Greenwood 1996), 127-139.

Courses Taught

"History of Women and the Family in Europe: From 1600 to the Present"; "From Spinners to Executives: Women's History in Europe, From 1600 to Present"; "History of Feminist Theory", "History of Women and Work" and "History of Women and the Body". 

Ph.D. Johns Hopkins (1998)


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