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Author Fink De Backer, Stephanie.

Title Widowhood in early modern Spain [electronic resource] : protectors, proprietors, and patrons / by Stephanie Fink De Backer.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description ix, 331 p.
Series The medieval and early modern Iberian world, 1569-1934 ; v. 40
Medieval and early modern Iberian world ; v. 40.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Widows and the literary imagination -- Subjects of counsel -- Objects of desire -- Sex in the city -- To her alone pertains the governance of all her house (Gaspar Astete) -- Master and mistress of the household -- Father and mother of their children -- A widow's work is never done -- Worthy recipients and pious donors -- Widowhood, poverty, and charity -- Family, memory, and the sacralization of urban space -- Coda. The strange case of a wicked and cruel woman.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Widowhood -- Spain -- Toledo -- History -- 16th century.
Widows -- Spain -- Toledo -- Social conditions -- 16th century.
Social role -- Spain -- Toledo -- History -- 16th century.
Widows -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Spain -- Toledo -- History -- 16th century.
Widows in literature -- Spain -- History.
Spain -- Social life and customs -- 16th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004191396 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9004191399 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9789004191709 (e-book)

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