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Author Chambers, Lori, 1965-
Title Married women and property law in Victorian Ontario / Lori Chambers.
Imprint Toronto, Ont. : Published for the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History by University of Toronto Press, [1997]
©1997

Author Chambers, Lori, 1965-
Series Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History
Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History.
Subject Married women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Ontario -- History -- 19th century.
Marital property -- Ontario -- History -- 19th century.
Separate property -- Ontario -- History -- 19th century.
Alt Name Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History.
Description 1 online resource (x, 237 pages).
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""1 'So Entirely under His Power and Control': The Status of Wives before Reform""; ""2 'A Life That Is Simply Intolerable': Alimony and the Protection of Wives""; ""3 'To Properly Protect Her Property': Marriage Settlements in Upper Canada""; ""4 'If the Laws Were Made More Salutary': The Act of 1859""; ""5 'The Difference between Women's Rights and Women's Wrongs': The Acts of 1872 and 1873""; ""6 'Many Frauds Not Previously Practicable': Creditors and the Acts of 1859 and 1872""
""7 'But How Are You to Exempt it from His Control?': Abuse of Trust by Husbands""""8 'A Thing of Shreds and Patches': The Act of 1884""; ""9 'Lending Aid or Encouragement to Fraudulent and Dishonest Practices': Wives and Their Creditors after 1884""; ""10 'Being Terrified and in Fear of Violence': The Limitations of Separate Property as a Protective Device""; ""Conclusions and Epilogue""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781442677098 (electronic bk.)
1442677090 (electronic bk.)
0802008542 (bound)
0802078397 (pbk.)
9780802008541
9780802078391
OCLC # 288075209
Additional Format Print version: Chambers, Anne Lorene, 1965- Married women and property law in Victorian Ontario. Toronto ; Buffalo : Published for the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History by University of Toronto Press, ©1997 9780802078391 (DLC) 97210553 (OCoLC)37885029