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Marriage, wife-beating and the law in Victorian England

Maeve E. Doggett

Marriage, wife-beating and the law in Victorian England

"sub virga viri"

by Maeve E. Doggett

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMaeve E. Doggett.
SeriesLaw in context
The Physical Object
Paginationx,210p. ;
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17405528M
ISBN 100297820982


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