Women before the bar : gender, law, and society in Connecticut, 1639-1789 / Cornelia Hughes Dayton.

Women before the Bar is the first study to investigate changing patterns of women's participation in early American courts across a broad range of legal actions - including proceedings related to debt, divorce, illicit sex, rape, and slander. Weaving the stories of individual women together wit...

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Main Author: Dayton, Cornelia Hughes.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1995]
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Call Number: KFC3691.W6 D39 1995
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