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Hers, His, and Theirs: Community Property Law in Spain and Early Texas
“In the mid-1700s, in the tiny villa of San Fernando de Béxar, on the northern fringes of the Spanish Empire in North America, Hispanic women had legal rights that would have astonished their British counterparts half a continent to the east. Under Spanish law, even in the sparsely settled land that would one day become Texas, married women could own property in their own ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published November 15th 2005 by Texas Tech University Press
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Every Texas woman needs to read this book and be thankful! Its an easy intro/explanation to Texas property law and the State's favorable laws towards women (which did not grow from traditional English common law, instead, it came in large part from Spanish law)