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Husbands, Wives, and Concubines: Marriage, Family, and Social Order in Sixteenth-Century Verona

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Husbands, Wives, and Concubines: Marriage, Family, and Social Order in Sixteenth-Century Verona - Eisenach, Emlyn
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Emlyn Eisenach uses a wide range of sources, including the richly detailed and previously unexplored records of nearly two hundred marriage-related disputes from the bishop's court of Verona, to illuminate family and social relations in early modern northern Italy. Arguing against the common emphasis on the growth of law and government in this period, her study emphasizes the fluidity of the principles that governed marriage and its dissolution, and deepens our understanding of the patriarchal family and its complex ...

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Husbands, Wives, and Concubines: Marriage, Family, and Social Order in Sixteenth-Century Verona 2014, Truman State University Press

ISBN-13: 9781931112345

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Husbands, Wives, and Concubines: Marriage, Family, and Social Order in Sixteenth-Century Verona 2004, Truman State University Press

ISBN-13: 9781931112352

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