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Title: Disappearance of the Dowry: Women, Families, and Social Change in Sao Paulo, Brazil (1600-1900)
Description: Stanford, Stanford University Press, 1991. orig.cloth. 23x16cm, xx,245 pp.. Minor rubbing. VG. dustwrapper. Contents:The 17th Century (1600-1651): The Family as the Basis of Society; The Importance of Dowry; The Marriage Bargain; The 18th Century (1700-1769): Transition in the Family & Society; Continuity & Change in the Practice of Dowry; A Changing Marriage Bargain; The 19th Century (1800-1869): The Growth of Individualism; The Separation of Business from Family; Decline of the Dowry; A New Marriage Bargain; Problems with the Dowry; Disappearance of the Dowry.

Keywords: Historical Sociology, Brazil, Women, Social History, South America, Family, , , ,

Price: US$ 59.00 Seller: Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark
- Book number: BOOKS011217I


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