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Women, Crime and Punishment in Ancient Law and Society: v. 2



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Women, Crime and Punishment in Ancient Law and Society: v. 2 by Elisabeth Meier Tetlow

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This 2-volume explores the role of gender in the formation and administration of ancient law and examines the many gender categories and relationships established in ancient law, including marriage, parentage, widowhood, adoption, inheritance, debt, liability, and so forth. It presents data that has been newly discovered, underreported, or omitted from previous works on ancient law. It also re-examines and reevaluates prior interpretations and conclusions, to enable the silent voices of ancient women to be heard and their invisible lives to be seen in the light of modern feminist scholarship.

Author Biography

Elisabeth M. Tetlow has been a visiting scholar in law and religious studies at Loyola University of New Orleans since 1992.
Release date NZ
May 1st, 2005
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations, maps
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
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