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Governing the hearth : law and the family in nineteenth-century America / Michael Grossberg.

Author/Creator:
Grossberg, Michael, 1950- author.
Publication:
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1985]
Distribution:
[Getzville, New York] : William S. Hein and Company, [2016]
Series:
Studies in legal history
UNC Press law publications
Slavery in America and the world: history, culture & law
Legal classics library (Buffalo, N.Y.)
Studies in legal history
HeinOnline UNC Press law publications
HeinOnline slavery in America and the world: history, culture & law
HeinOnline legal classics library
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xiv, 417 pages)
Subjects:
Domestic relations -- United States -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Domestic relations: a law for Republican families
Broken promises: judges and the law of courtship
Nuptial license: the regulation of weddings
Matrimonial limitations: who's fit to wed?
Contraception and abortion: who controls the womb?
Bastard rights: recognizing a new family member
Custody rights: who gets the child?
A judicial patriarchy: family law at the turn of the century
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-401) and index
Description based on PDF title page, viewed October 1, 2016
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