Law, Family, and Women: Toward a Legal Anthropology of Renaissance Italy

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Focusing on Florence, Thomas Kuehn demonstrates the formative influence of law on Italian society during the Renaissance, especially in the spheres of family and women. Kuehn's use of legal sources along with letters, diaries, and contemporary accounts allows him to present a compelling image of the social processes that affected the shape and function of the law. The numerous law courts of Italian city-states constantly devised and revised statutes. Kuehn traces the permutations of these laws, then examines their use by ...

Law, Family, and Women: Toward a Legal Anthropology of Renaissance Italy 1994, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226457642

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Law, Family, and Women: Toward a Legal Anthropology of Renaissance Italy 1992, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226457628

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