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Chattel or Person?: The Status of Women in the Mishnah

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Exploring the place of women in the socioeconomic system formulated in the Mishnah, a book of legal rules compiled by Jewish sages in second-century Palestine, this study reveals a fundamental ambiguity in women's role. In certain aspects men's property, in others their partners, women sometimes possessed no rights while at other times were judged fit to own property, ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 19th 1992 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published December 29th 1988)
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