Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title


Broken Lives

Separation and Divorce in England, 1660-1857

Broken Lives( )
Author: Stone, Lawrence
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
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:0.76 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

Book Seller





Loading Stock Details...

Bowker Bookwire™ App

Bookwire is a mobile app for your iPhone that gives you the ability to scan a barcode or enter ISBN, access book records and add titles to wish lists. Android app on Google Play itunes_store

Featured Books

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Baum, L. Frank
Hardback: $29.99
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Baum, L. Frank
Paperback: $28.99
Pride and Prejudice
Austen, Jane
Paperback: $22.99

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.

I do not wish to rate this title.