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The Resource Marriage, family, and law in medieval Europe : collected studies, Michael M. Sheehan ; edited by James K. Farge ; introduction by Joel T. Rosenthal

Marriage, family, and law in medieval Europe : collected studies, Michael M. Sheehan ; edited by James K. Farge ; introduction by Joel T. Rosenthal

Label
Marriage, family, and law in medieval Europe : collected studies
Title
Marriage, family, and law in medieval Europe
Title remainder
collected studies
Statement of responsibility
Michael M. Sheehan ; edited by James K. Farge ; introduction by Joel T. Rosenthal
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Language
eng
Summary
The family has become a subject of increasing scrutiny in recent years, giving special relevance to this work by the late Michael Sheehan. Collected here for the first time, Sheehan's papers contain the fruits of a forty-year-long career of archival research and interpretation of documents on property, marriage, family, sexuality, and law in medieval Europe. Marked by an early orientation and developing focus on the status of women in the Middle Ages, the work of Michael Sheehan displays a unique tapestry of the social and legal realities of medieval marriages and family life. Sheehan's research focused on the parallel study and interpretation of Church law and cases drawn from ecclesiastical court registers. By analysing the emergence of the last will as a legal and social document, he brought a new interpretation to the definition and codification of Christian marriage and the family and how these institutions functioned in society. Although his approach was largely by way of canon law, he was invariably at pains to incorporate solid support from such related fields as theology, the social and popular history of religion, and the history of sexuality and sexual behaviour. As a result, these essays throw light on many social realities in medieval Europe and illustrate the development of a methodology for others to follow
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INT
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1925-1992
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Sheehan, Michael M.
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ611
LC item number
.S53 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1938-
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Farge, James K.
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  • Marriage
  • Marriage (Canon law)
  • Families
  • Wills
  • Wills (Canon law)
  • Europe
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Marriage, family, and law in medieval Europe : collected studies, Michael M. Sheehan ; edited by James K. Farge ; introduction by Joel T. Rosenthal
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
35013530
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxx, 330 pages
Isbn
9780802007094
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Marriage, family, and law in medieval Europe : collected studies, Michael M. Sheehan ; edited by James K. Farge ; introduction by Joel T. Rosenthal
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
35013530
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxx, 330 pages
Isbn
9780802007094
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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