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Author Kelleher, Marie A

Title The measure of woman : law and female identity in the crown of Aragon / Marie A. Kelleher

Publ Info Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  KKT517.5 .K45 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  KKT517.5 .K45 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 217 pages : map ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Middle Ages series
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.[193]-208) and index
Contents Legal texts and gendered contexts -- Drawing boundaries : women in the legal landscape in the age of Jaume II -- The power to hold : women and property -- Crimes of passion : sexual transgression and the legal taxonomy of women -- Gender and violence
LC subject Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Spain -- History
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Spain -- Aragon -- History
James II, King of Aragon, approximately 1264-1327
Women -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500
Women -- Spain -- Aragon -- Social conditions
ISBN 9780812242560 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0812242564 (hardcover : alk. paper)