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Author Hartog, Hendrik, 1948-

Title Man and wife in America : a history / Hendrik Hartog.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  KF510 .H37 2000    Available  ---
Description vii, 408 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-393) and index.
Form Also issued online.
Contents The scene of a marriage -- Abigail Bailey's divorce -- Early exits -- Being a wife -- Acting like a husband -- Coercion and Harriet Douglas Cruger -- John Barry and American fatherhood -- The right to kill -- The geography of remarriage -- Coverture in a New Age
Subject Husband and wife -- United States -- History.
Separation (Law) -- United States -- History.
Marriage -- United States -- History.
Époux -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Séparation de corps -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Mariage -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Echtscheiding.
Huwelijk.
ISBN 0674002628
9780674002623