New PDF release: Women, marriage and property in wealthy landed families in

By Deborah Wilson

ISBN-10: 0719077982

ISBN-13: 9780719077982

till lately, ladies featured within the historiography of the landed type in eire both as bearers of resources to useful suits or as strength drains on kinfolk estates. Drawing on a number of resources from the papers of landed households, this publication offers clean insights into where of those ladies. taking a look at women’s reports of estate and gear in twenty landed households among 1750 and 1850, and outlining the statutory advancements that impacted upon the distribution of relations estate in eire, Wilson considers how girls have been supplied for and examines the criminal, social and familial elements that encouraged the event elite ladies had of estate. person examples display the similarities and adjustments among girls during this category, and illustrate how the adventure ladies had of estate during this interval used to be extra complicated than their felony and social prestige may possibly recommend. This publication will entice students within the fields of Irish heritage, gender and women’s studies.

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