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CRITICAL ESSAY CONCERNING MARRIAGE

Salmon, Thomas


Item #: 3150

Pages: 341p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2004.

Subjects: FAMILY LAW, WOMEN & THE LAW

Reprint of the first edition. Salmon was a prolific writeron legal, historical and geographical subjects. He claimedthat he went to sea and explored the world for many years.These travels may have furnished the information used in thebook's section on marriage rites, which discusses thepractices of Denmark, Livonia, Lapland, Germany, Greece,Armenia, Turkey, Persia, India, Ceylon, Siam, China, Japan,Morocco, Guinea, Ethiopia, Chili, Peru, Brazil, Paraguay,America, Mexico, Canada, Russia and Sweden. Whether heactually visited these places or not, Salmon's book remainsa fascinating document of English social values,anthropological views and legal philosophy in the immediatedecades after the Civil War and Restoration. This book waspubled ananymously in 1724. Reprinted by The LawbookExchange, Ltd. Distributed by William W. Hein & Co., Inc.

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