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The Making of Modern Marriage Matrimonial Control and the Rise of Sentiment in Neuchatel, 1550-1800 by Jeffrey R. Watt

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Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English


  • Marriage,
  • Neuchatel (Canton),
  • Love / Sex / Marriage,
  • History: World,
  • Neuchãatel (Canton),
  • Domestic relations,
  • History,
  • Divorce,
  • Switzerland

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7848073M
ISBN 100801424933
ISBN 109780801424939

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