Women in Roman Law and Society

Women in Roman Law and Society

Jane F. Gardner
Distribution: World excluding U.K. and Commonwealth, continental Europe
Publication date: 4/1/1991
Format: paper
ISBN: 978-0-253-20635-0
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A Choice Outstanding Academic Book of 1986
"The book meets the highest standards of scholarly rigor, and treatment of disputed issues is informative without being esoteric. An excellent general survey and introduction." —Choice

" . . . will be enormously useful for those interested in teaching courses on Roman women or Roman law." —The Classical Outlook

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Table of Contents

Preface
1. Introduction
2. The Guardianship of Women
3. Marriage
4. Some Effects of Marriage
5. Divorce
6. Dowry
7. Sexual Offences
8. Children
9. Inheritance and Bequest
10. Slaves and Freedwomen
11. Women at Work
12. The Emancipation of Roman Women
Bibliography
Index