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Author Hanawalt, Barbara A., 1941-

Title The wealth of wives : women, law, and economy in late medieval London / Barbara A. Hanawalt
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 317 pages) : illustrations
Contents Daughters and identities -- Education and apprenticeship -- Inheritance, dowry, and dower -- The formation of marriage -- Recovery of dower and widows' remarriage -- For better or for worse : the marital experience -- Standard of living and women as consumers -- Women as entrepreneurs -- Servants, casual labor, and vendors
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-298) and index
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Subject Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- England -- London.
Women -- England -- London -- Economic conditions.
Women -- England -- London -- History -- To 1500.
England -- Social conditions -- 1066-1485.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008011346
ISBN 0195311752 (Cloth)
0195311760 (Paper)
0198042604 (electronic bk.)
9780195311754 (Cloth)
9780195311761 (Paper)
9780198042600 (electronic bk.)
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