Guardianship, Gender, and the Nobility in Early Modern Spain.

Contrary to early modern patriarchal assumptions, this study argues that noblemen in early modern Spain depended on the active collaboration of noblewomen to maintain and expand their authority, wealth, and influence. Drawing on a variety of archival documents from Toledo, Grace Coolidge examines in...

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Format: eBook
Published: Ashgate Gower 2011.
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