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Broken Lives

Separation and Divorce in England, 1660-1857

Broken Lives( )
Author: Stone, Lawrence
ISBN:978-0-19-820254-7
Publication Date:Jun 1993
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $178.95
Book Description:

Vividly depicts the breaking of marriages in the period before 1857, when divorce was only available by Act of Parliament, contrasting the shifting outlook of people with the inflexibility of the Law. Offers compelling insights into daily life and marital conduct from the mid-seventeenth to the mid-nineteenth century.

Book Details
Pages:374
Detailed Subjects: Law / Family Law / Marriage
Social Science / Sociology / Marriage & Family
Law / Family Law / Divorce & Separation
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.3 x 23.7 x 2.81 cm
Book Weight:0.79 Kilograms
Author Biography
Stone, Lawrence (Author)
Stone teaches history at Princeton University. With his semi-Marxist perspective, he examines class relationships and ambitions as explanatory factors in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English history. 020



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