Eileen Power

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Eileen Edna Le Poer Power, verheiratete Postan, (* 9. Januar 1889 in Altrincham, Cheshire; † 8. August 1940 in London) war eine britische Wirtschaftshistorikerin. Sie wurde 1931 Professor für Wirtschaftsgeschichte an der London School of Economics, wo sie seit 1921 arbeitete, und 1940 Professor für Wirtschaftsgeschichte an der Universität Cambridge. Sie gründete 1927 die Zeitschrift Economic History Review.

Zusammen mit E. Denison Ross gab sie die Sammlung von bedeutenden Reisebeschreibungen und Entdeckungsfahrten The Broadway Travellers heraus.

Werke[Bearbeiten]

  • The Paycockes of Coggeshall (1919)
  • The Unconquered Knight. A Chronicle of the Deeds of Don Pero Nino, Count of Buelna de Gamez (1920) editor
  • Medieval English Nunneries (1922)
  • Medieval People (1924)
  • Tudor Economic Documents (1924, three volumes) editor with R. H. Tawney
  • Don Juan of Persia: A Shiah Catholic (1926) editor with E. Denison Ross
  • Pero Tafur travels and adventures 1435-1439 (1926) editor with E. Denison Ross
  • Boys & Girls of History (1926) with Rhoda Power
  • The Diary of Henry Teonge, Chaplain on Board H.M.'s Ships Assistance, Bristol, and Royal Oak, 1675-1679, editor with E. Denison Ross
  • John Macdonald Travels (1745-1779) (1927) editor with E. Denison Ross
  • Cities and Their Stories, an Introduction to the Study Of European History (1927) with Rhoda Power
  • Hans Staden. The True History of His Captivity - 1557 (1928) editor with E. Denison Ross
  • Hernando Cortes - Five Letters 1519-1526 (1928) editor with E. Denison Ross
  • Huc & Gabet. Travels in Tartary, Thibet and Chinal 1844-46 (1928, 2 volumes) editor with E. Denison Ross
  • The Goodman of Paris (Le Ménagier de Paris): A Treatise on Moral and Domestic Economy By A Citizen of Paris c. 1393 (1928) translator
  • More Boys & Girls of History (1928) with Rhoda Power
  • Memoirs of Lorenzo Da Ponte : Mozart's Librettist (1929) editor with Elizabeth Drew
  • Sir Lancelot of the Lake : a French Prose Romance of the Thirteenth Century (1929) editor with G. G. Coulton
  • The Autobiography of Ousama (1929) editor with G. G. Coulton
  • The Works of Liudprand of Cremona (1930) editor with G. C. Coulton
  • Madame D'Aulnoy: Travels into Spain (1930) editor with E. Denison Ross
  • English Trade in 15th Century (1933) with Michael Postan
  • Bernal Diaz Del Castillo, the Discovery and Conquest of Mexico 1517-1521 (1936) editor with E. Denison Ross
  • The Wool Trade in English Medieval History (1941) The Ford Lectures for 1940.
  • Cambridge Economic History of Europe, Vol. 1: The Agrarian Life of the Middle Ages (1942) editor with J. H. Clapham
  • Medieval Women (1975)
  • Jahangier and the Jesuits editor with E. Denison Ross
  • Thomas Gage The English-American A New Survey of the West Indies 1648 editor with E. Denison Ross

Literatur[Bearbeiten]

  • Maxine Berg: A Woman in History: Eileen Power, 1889-1940 (review)
  • Ellen Jacobs: Eileen Power (1889–1940), in: Helen Damico, Joseph B. Zavadil (Hrsg.): Medieval Scholarship. Biographical Studies on the Formation of a Discipline, Volume 1: History (= Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, Band 1350), Garland Publishing, New York 1995, ISBN 0-8240-6894-7, S. 219–231.

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