Short History of Women's Rights: From the Days of Augustus to the Present Time. with Special Reference to England and the United States
A historical review of the development of women's rights from early Roman times that includes a discussion of the influence of the Church and law as it applied to women in Germany, England, and the United States. Bibliogs
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Absolute divorce Absolute for adultery acrobatic adultery AGE OF LEGAL allowed Aulus Gellius bankers bigamy canon law carpenters Causa century child under 14 Church Codex commercial travellers controls own earn court curtesy curtesy prevail daughter death dentists doctors dowry England equal suffrage factory father female employees Gaius girls Gratian guardian of children guilty habitual drunkenness HUSBAND AND WIFE Husband is guardian Husband is legal husband or wife INDUSTRIAL AND PROFESSIONAL ings inheritance journalists Justinian LABOUR LAWS lawyers LEGAL CONSENT legal guardian Lex Burgundionum Lex Saxonum Lex Wisigothorum limited divorce Lipsiae Teubner marriage married Migne morals mother Municipal suffrage neglect to provide notaries public Papinian party Paulus Pliny POLITICAL CONDITION POPULATION PROFESSIONAL STATUS professors provided for female Quaest recognovit Roman law saloon keepers school suffrage separate property slave Tacitus tion Ulpian uxorem Valerius Maximus vote widow Wife controls women in ministry women's rights