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Contents Acknowledgments Introduction: Brabbling Women in Early Virginia r. Women, Misrule, and Political Culture 2. Sexual Stories: Narratives of Consent and Coercion 3· Unwifely Speeches and the Authority of Husbands 4· Freedom, Dependency, and the Power of Women's Speech 5. Widows, Fictive Widows, and the Management of Households Conclusion: Toward the Eighteenth Century Notes Index ix I 1 9 45 67 140 145 !79 ...

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ISBN
9780801469930
Related ISBN
9780801440526
MARC Record
OCLC
857065590
Launched on MUSE
2017-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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