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Publication Date: 1993
Erickson, Amy L.
This ground-breaking book reveals the economic reality of ordinary women between the late 16th and early 18th centuries. Drawing on little-known sources, Amy Louise Erickson reconstructs day-to-day lives, showing how women owned, managed and inherited property on a scale previously unrecognised. Her complex and fascinating research, which contrasts the written laws with the actual practice, completely revises the traditional picture of women's economic status in pre-industrial England. Women and Property is essential reading for anyone interested in women, law and the past.Erickson, Amy L. is the author of 'Women and Property in Early Modern England', published 1993 under ISBN 9780415062671 and ISBN 0415062675.