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Women and property in early modern England / Amy Louise Erickson.

Author/Creator:
Erickson, Amy Louise., author.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 1995.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (321 p.)
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Subjects:
Women -- England -- History.
Women -- England -- Economic conditions.
Women -- England -- Social conditions.
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- England -- History.
Property -- England -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
`An impressive study.' - Germaine Greer. Amy Erickson combines legal, social and women's history in an imaginative and methodically interesting way to chart the limits and the contradictions of women as property owners.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of abbreviations; Preface; Map of places cited in the text; Introduction; Law, society and documents; Upbringing; Inheritance; Portions and marriage; The nature of marriage settlements; Marriage settlements in the Court of Chancery; Marriage settlements in probate documents; Widows of men who made wills; Widows of men who did not make wills; How lone women lived; Lone women's wills; Conclusion; Glossary; Notes; Bibliography; Name index, 1550 1750; General index;
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reprinted 1997, 2002.
ISBN:
1-134-78558-5
1-280-31940-2
0-203-43593-1
0-203-28688-X
OCLC:
171117365
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203435939 doi