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The case of the married woman : Caroline Norton and her fight for women's justice  Cover Image Book Book

The case of the married woman : Caroline Norton and her fight for women's justice / Antonia Fraser.

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  • ISBN: 9781639361571
  • ISBN: 163936157X
  • Physical Description: xvii, 286 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), genealogical tables ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Pegasus books cloth edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2022.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-265) and index.
Summary, etc.:
Relates the story of nineteeth-century English poet Caroline Norton, who was denied access to her children by her husband after a sensational trial for adultery, and fought tirelessly for the rights of married women and mothers, resulting in the passage of the Infant Custody Act of 1839.
Subject: Norton, Caroline Sheridan, 1808-1877.
Women authors, English > 19th century > Biography.
Authors, English > 19th century > Biography.
Women > Political activity > Great Britain > History > 19th century.
Women's rights > Great Britain > History > 19th century.
Écrivaines anglaises > 19e siècle > Biographies.
Écrivains anglais > 19e siècle > Biographies.
Femmes > Activité politique > Grande-Bretagne > Histoire > 19e siècle.
Femmes > Droits > Grande-Bretagne > Histoire > 19e siècle.
Genre: Biography

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bridgeport Public Library.


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