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Disappearance of the dowry : women, families, and social change in São Paulo, Brazil (1600-1900)

Author: Muriel Nazzari
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why did a practice that had been considered a duty stop being a duty, or, conversely, why did daughters lose the right they had previously enjoyed of receiving from their parents the wherewithal to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Muriel Nazzari
ISBN: 0804719284 9780804719285
OCLC Number: 23252942
Description: xx, 245 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Tables and figures; note on currency; Introduction; Part I. The Seventeenth Century (1600-1651): 1. The family as the basis of society; 2. The importance of dowry; 3. The marriage bargain; Part II. The Eighteenth Century (1700-1769): 4. Transition in the family and society; 5. Continuity and change in the practice of dowry; 6. A changing marriage bargain; Part III. The Nineteenth Century (1800-1869): 7. The growth of individualism; 8. The separation of business from family; 9. Decline of the dowry; 10. A new marriage bargain; 11. Problems with the dowry; Conclusion: disappearance of the dowry; Appendixes; Glossary; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Muriel Nazzari.
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