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PROBATE CONFISCATION: UNJUST LAWS WHICH GOVERN WOMEN FOURTH EDITION

Stow, J.W.


Item #: 11388

Pages: 310p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2003.

Subjects: LEGAL HISTORY, TRUSTS & ESTATES, WOMEN & THE LAW

Reprint of the fourth revised and enlarged edition,originally published in 1876. Printed for the author andsold on her lecture tours throughout the United States in aneffort to enlighten citizens of those states and demandrepeal of probate laws in each state. A fascinating sourcefor scholars of women's history and legal history alike, thevolume is a passionate and insightful first-hand account ofthe legal system as it was experienced by women in theUnited States in the latter quarter of the nineteenth-century, as well as a well-informed feminist legal tractcalling for economic justice and property rights for womenand widows and their children.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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