Broken Lives: Separation and Divorce in England 1660-1857

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In the third and final book in Stone's acclaimed trilogy on marriage in 18th- and 19th-century England, he sets out to examine the various ways people ended marriages and the lengths to which they would go to do so. Drawing from archives of court cases, Stone paints a revealing portrait of divorce before 1857. Plates.

Broken Lives: Separation and Divorce in England 1660-1857 1993, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198202547

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