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The Resource The marriage exchange : property, social place, and gender in cities of the Low Countries, 1300-1550, Martha C. Howell

The marriage exchange : property, social place, and gender in cities of the Low Countries, 1300-1550, Martha C. Howell

Label
The marriage exchange : property, social place, and gender in cities of the Low Countries, 1300-1550
Title
The marriage exchange
Title remainder
property, social place, and gender in cities of the Low Countries, 1300-1550
Statement of responsibility
Martha C. Howell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Medieval Douai was one of the wealthiest cloth towns of Flanders, and it left an enormous archive documenting the personal financial affairs of its citizens--wills, marriage agreements, business contracts, and records of court disputes over property rights of all kinds. Based on extensive research in this archive, this book reveals how these documents were produced in a centuries-long effort to regulate--and ultimately to redefine--property and gender relations. At the center of the transformation was a shift from a marital property regime based on custom to one based on contract. In the former, a
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Howell, Martha C
Dewey number
346.44/280166
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
KJC1162
LC item number
.H69 1998eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
KJC1162
NAL item number
(INTERNET)
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Women in culture and society
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  • Marital property
  • Husband and wife
  • Marital property
  • Husband and wife
  • Law, Medieval
  • Biens communs
  • Époux
  • Biens communs
  • Époux
  • Droit médiéval
  • LAW
  • Husband and wife
  • Law, Medieval
  • Marital property
  • Europe
  • France
  • Huwelijksgoederenrecht
  • Vrouwen
  • Sociale aspecten
  • 14e siècle
  • 15e siècle
  • Droit médiéval
  • Femme
  • Histoire sociale
  • Contrat de mariage
  • Patrimoine familial
  • Régime matrimonial
  • Relation homme-femme
  • Douai (France)
  • Flandre
Label
The marriage exchange : property, social place, and gender in cities of the Low Countries, 1300-1550, Martha C. Howell
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; CONTENTS; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Note on Money, Dates, and Names; Introduction -- Le Libert v. Rohard; Chapter 1 -- From Custom to Contract; Chapter 2 -- The Social Context of Custom; Chapter 3 -- Legal Reform as Social Engineering; Chapter 4 -- The Social Logic -- and Illogic -- of Custom; Chapter 5 -- An Alternative Logic; Chapter 6 -- Living with the New; Chapter 7 -- The Weight of Experience; Chapter 8 -- The Douaisien Reform in Historical Context; Conclusion -- Marie, Franchoise, and Their Sisters; Appendix A -- The Evolution of Douai's Douaire Coutumier
Control code
320958460
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 278 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226355177
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780226355153
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)320958460
Label
The marriage exchange : property, social place, and gender in cities of the Low Countries, 1300-1550, Martha C. Howell
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; CONTENTS; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Note on Money, Dates, and Names; Introduction -- Le Libert v. Rohard; Chapter 1 -- From Custom to Contract; Chapter 2 -- The Social Context of Custom; Chapter 3 -- Legal Reform as Social Engineering; Chapter 4 -- The Social Logic -- and Illogic -- of Custom; Chapter 5 -- An Alternative Logic; Chapter 6 -- Living with the New; Chapter 7 -- The Weight of Experience; Chapter 8 -- The Douaisien Reform in Historical Context; Conclusion -- Marie, Franchoise, and Their Sisters; Appendix A -- The Evolution of Douai's Douaire Coutumier
Control code
320958460
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 278 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226355177
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780226355153
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)320958460

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