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Caroline Norton's defense : English laws for women in the 19th century

Author: Caroline Sheridan Norton
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Academy Chicago, 1982.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This account of the author's experience at the hands of an imperfect state of law in early 19th-century England makes a passionate plea for equal justice for women. Largely as a result of this book the passage of the Married Women's Property Act and reform of the English Marriage and Divorce Laws occurred some years later.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Norton, Caroline Sheridan, 1808-1877.
Caroline Norton's defense.
Chicago, Ill. : Academy Chicago, 1982
(DLC) 82001823
(OCoLC)8221593
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Sheridan Norton
ISBN: 9780897339490 0897339495
OCLC Number: 643828272
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 184 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Other Titles: English laws for women in the nineteenth century
Responsibility: by Caroline Norton ; introduction by Joan Huddleston.

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This account of the author's experience at the hands of an imperfect state of law in early 19th-century England makes a passionate plea for equal justice for women. Largely as a result of this book the passage of the Married Women's Property Act and reform of the English Marriage and Divorce Laws occurred some years later.

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"This is a book that is just as moving today as it must have been in the writer's time." -- Philadelphia Inquirer

 
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