The Language of Abuse: Marital Violence in Later Medieval England
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The Language of Abuse: Marital Violence in Later Medieval England

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"The Language of Abuse" provides the first comprehensive examination of marital violence in later medieval England. Drawing from a wide variety of legal and literary sources, this book develops a nuanced perspective of the acceptability of marital violence at a time when social expectations of gender and marriage were in transition. As such, Butler's work contributes to cu...more
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Published January 29th 2007 by Brill Academic Publishers
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