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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Bailey, Joanne, Dr.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joanne Bailey, (Professor of social and cultural history)
|ISBN:||0511064268 9780511064265 0511120125 9780511120121 0511072724 9780511072727|
|Description:||1 online resource (xii, 244 pages) : illustrations.|
|Contents:||Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS AND CONVENTIONS; 1 Introduction: reassessing marriage; 2 'To have and to hold': analysing married life; 3 'For better, for worse': resolving marital difficulties; 4 'An honourable estate': marital roles in the household; 5 'With all my worldly goods I thee endow': spouses' contributions and possessions within marriage; 6 'Wilt thou obey him, and serve him': the marital power balance; 7 'Forsaking all other': marital chastity; 8 'Till death us do part': life after a failed marriage.|
|Series Title:||Cambridge studies in early modern British history.|
Review of the hardback: 'This is a carefully researched book that enriches our understanding of marriage in the long eighteenth century.' Reviews in History Review of the hardback: '... subtle, rich