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Just how weak were the women of the Civil War era? What could they expect beyond marriage and childbirth in an age where infant and maternal mortality was frequent and contraception unknown? Did anyone marry for love? Could a woman divorce? What rights had the unmarried? What expectations the widowed? An expert on the period, Antonia Fraser brings to life the many and various women she has encountered in her considerable research: governesses, milkmaids, fishwives, nuns, defenders of castles, courtesans, countesses, ...

The Weaker Vessel 2002, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9781842126356

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Weaker Vessel 1997, Random House (UK)

ISBN-13: 9780749316525

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The Weaker Vessel 1994, Random House Trade

ISBN-13: 9780394259314

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Weaker Vessel 1985, Vintage Books USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394732510

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The Weaker Vessel 1984, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394513515

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The Weaker Vessel 1984, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297783817

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