Women, Family, and Community in Colonial America

Two Perspectives

By Linda Speth

© 1983 – Routledge

88 pages

Purchasing Options:
Hardback: 9780866561914
pub: 1983-01-01
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About the Book

The influence of women in the colonial family and the community is examined using tax and probate records of southside Colonial Virginia.

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction

  • More Than Her “Thirds”: Wives and Widows in Colonial Virginia
  • The Thrall/Divorce Case: A Family Crisis in Eighteenth-Century Connecticut
  • Reference Notes Included

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
LAW043000
LAW / Gender & the Law
SOC028000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies