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Road to divorce : England 1530-1987.

Author: Lawrence Stone
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Tells the complex story of how, from the Reformation to the present day, English men and women have contrived to use, twist or defy the law in order to deal with marital breakdown. The book is based on court records in which witnesses speak frankly about love, sex and marriage.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Stone
ISBN: 0198226519 9780198226512
OCLC Number: 1159651990
Notes: CIP confirmed.
Includes index.
Description: [xx,486]p,[32]p of plates : ill ; 24cm.

Abstract:

Tells the complex story of how, from the Reformation to the present day, English men and women have contrived to use, twist or defy the law in order to deal with marital breakdown. The book is based on court records in which witnesses speak frankly about love, sex and marriage.

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