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Bastards : politics, family, and law in early modern France / Matthew Gerber.

Author/Creator:
Gerber, Matthew.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 274 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Illegitimacy -- France -- History.
Illegitimate children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- France -- History.
Contents:
Introduction : illegitimacy and the political history of the family
Bastardy in sixteenth-century French legal doctrine and practice
Jurisprudential reform of illegitimacy in seventeenth-century France
Royal bastardy & dynastic crisis
State expansion, social practice, and the quandaries of legal unification
Redefining social interest: the eighteenth-century foundling crisis
Illegitimacy and legal change in the French Enlightenment.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780199755370 (hardcover : alk. paper)
019975537X (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
727610582
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