The Measure of Woman: Law and Female Identity in the Crown of Aragon
Marie A. Kelleher
232 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 map
Cloth 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4256-0 | $55.00 | £36.00
A volume in the Middle Ages Series
Drawing on hundreds of unpublished court records, Marie Kelleher examines how women in the fourteenth-century Crown of Aragon engaged with patriarchal assumptions to shape their own legal identities, thus playing a crucial role in the formation of a gendered legal culture that shaped women's lives throughout Europe for centuries afterwards.
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