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Women, Family, and Community in Colonial America

Two Perspectives

By Linda Speth

Routledge – 1983 – 88 pages

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    978-0-86656-191-4
    January 1st 1983

Description

The influence of women in the colonial family and the community is examined using tax and probate records of southside Colonial Virginia.

Contents

Contents Introduction

  • More Than Her “Thirds”: Wives and Widows in Colonial Virginia
  • The Thrall/Divorce Case: A Family Crisis in Eighteenth-Century Connecticut
  • Reference Notes Included

Name: Women, Family, and Community in Colonial America: Two Perspectives (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Linda Speth. The influence of women in the colonial family and the community is examined using tax and probate records of southside Colonial Virginia.
Categories: History, Women's & Gender History, Area Studies, Socio-Legal Studies - Gender & Sexuality, Gender Studies - Soc Sci