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In this note, anastasia crosswhite examines land ownership of elite women in early modern england studying property disputes within two of the richest aristo. In the early nineteenth century, women were unequally treated by the laws of the united states they lacked the right to bring suit, file for divorce, pursue legal. Before the industrial revolution, women worked at home and in many trades the new factories brought paid work for some, at lower wages.
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