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Author O'Day, Rosemary
Title Women's agency in early modern Britain and the American colonies : patriarchy, partnership and patronage / Rosemary O'Day
Imprint Harlow, England ; London : Pearson/Longman, 2007
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 人文社會聯圖  HQ1593 .O33 2007    AVAILABLE    30610020262812
Edition 1st ed
Descript viii, 494 p. ; 24 cm
Series Themes in British social history
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [429]-475) and indexes
General introduction -- How and where were marriages solemnised? -- What was marriage? What was its purpose? -- Finding a partner among the landed aristocracy -- Making marriages among women of the professional and the middling sorts -- Attitudes to marriage -- Patriarchy -- Partnership and separation -- Mistress of the household : what wives did all day -- Mothers -- Wives and property -- Widows and widowhood -- Women's formal and informal education -- Women and religion -- Contemporary culture : print and non-print, public and private -- Women's cultural lives : participation
Subject Women -- Great Britain -- Social conditions
Women -- United States -- Social conditions
Marriage -- Great Britain -- History
Marriage -- United States -- History
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Social conditions -- 16th-18th century
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Marriage -- History -- 16th-18th century
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