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Title Families in the expansion of Europe, 1500-1800 / edited by Maria Beatriz Nizza da Silva.

Published Aldershot, Hampshire, U.K. ; Brookfield, VT, USA : Ashgate, [1998]


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Physical description xxxiv, 325 pages ; 25 cm.
Series An expanding world : the European impact on world history, 1450-1800 ; v. 29.
Expanding world ; v. 29.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Parents and Daughters: Change in the Practice of Dowry in Sao Paulo (1600-1770) / Muriel Nazzari -- 2. The Church and the Patriarchal Family: Marriage Conflicts in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century New Spain / Patricia Seed -- 3. Marriage and the Family in Colonial Vila Rica / Donald Ramos -- 4. Divorce and the Changing Status of Women in Eighteenth-Century Massachusetts / Nancy F. Cott -- 5. Honor, Sexuality, and Illegitimacy in Colonial Spanish America / Ann Twinam -- 6. Les naissances illegitimes sur les rives du Saint-Laurent avant 1730 / Lynne Paquette and Real Bates -- 7. Women and the Family in Eighteenth-Century Mexico: Law and Practice / Edith Couturier -- 8. Women and Means: Women and Family Property in Colonial Brazil / Alida C. Metcalf -- 9. Ownership and Obligation: Inheritance and Patriarchal Households in Connecticut, 1750-1820 / Toby L. Ditz.
10. The Spiritual Conquest Re-examined: Baptism and Christian Marriage in Early Sixteenth-Century Mexico / Sarah Cline -- 11. The Black Family in the Americas / A. J. R. Russell-Wood -- 12. Marriage Patterns of Persons of African Descent in a Colonial Mexico City Parish / Edgar F. Love -- 13. The Anatomy of a Colonial Settler Population: Cape Colony, 1657-1750 / Leonard Guelke.
Other author Silva, Maria Beatriz Nizza da.
Subject Acculturation.
Civilization, Modern -- European influences.
First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners.
Families -- History.
ISBN 0860785203 (hb. : acid-free paper)