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The Resource Between poverty and the pyre : moments in the history of widowhood, edited by Jan Bremmer and Lourens van den Bosch

Between poverty and the pyre : moments in the history of widowhood, edited by Jan Bremmer and Lourens van den Bosch

Label
Between poverty and the pyre : moments in the history of widowhood
Title
Between poverty and the pyre
Title remainder
moments in the history of widowhood
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jan Bremmer and Lourens van den Bosch
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This interdisciplinary collection of studies is the first ever to shed light on a fascinating & much neglected aspect of women's history: widows. The contributors present facets of widows' lives from religious and moral to legal obligations
Member of
Cataloging source
MT4IT
Dewey number
305.48/9654/09
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1058
LC item number
.B48 1994eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bremmer, Jan N
  • Bosch, Lourens van den
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Widowhood
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Widowhood
  • Witwe
  • Weduwen
  • Historia
  • Cultura
  • Mulher e feminismo
  • Witwe
Label
Between poverty and the pyre : moments in the history of widowhood, edited by Jan Bremmer and Lourens van den Bosch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-251) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Preface; Editors' note; WIDOWS' WORLDS Representations and realities Marjo Buitelaar; THE PUBLIC IMAGE OF THE WIDOW IN ANCIENT ISRAEL Karel van der Toorn; PAUPER OR PATRONESS The widow in the Early Christian Church Jan N. Bremmer; WIDOWS IN ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND Rolf H. Bremmer Jr; WIDOWS AND THE LAW The legal position of widows in the Dutch Republic during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries Dieneke Hempenius-van Dijk; 'EUROPEAN' WIDOWS IN THE DUTCH EAST INDIES Their legal and social position Heleen C. Gall
Control code
252799255
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 258 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134888832
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252799255
Label
Between poverty and the pyre : moments in the history of widowhood, edited by Jan Bremmer and Lourens van den Bosch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-251) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Preface; Editors' note; WIDOWS' WORLDS Representations and realities Marjo Buitelaar; THE PUBLIC IMAGE OF THE WIDOW IN ANCIENT ISRAEL Karel van der Toorn; PAUPER OR PATRONESS The widow in the Early Christian Church Jan N. Bremmer; WIDOWS IN ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND Rolf H. Bremmer Jr; WIDOWS AND THE LAW The legal position of widows in the Dutch Republic during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries Dieneke Hempenius-van Dijk; 'EUROPEAN' WIDOWS IN THE DUTCH EAST INDIES Their legal and social position Heleen C. Gall
Control code
252799255
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 258 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134888832
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252799255

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