Married Women and the Law : Coverture in England and the Common Law World [1 ed.] 9780773590137, 9780773542921

Explaining the curious legal doctrine of "coverture," William Blackstone famously declared that "by marri

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Married Women and the Law : Coverture in England and the Common Law World [1 ed.]
 9780773590137, 9780773542921

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