Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3313
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Bestor , Jane Fair.
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  • Title: Marriage Transactions in Renaissance Italy and Mauss's "Essay on the Gift" [The author focuses on the gifts that the groom gave the bride including jewelry, ornaments, and rich clothing; by the fifteenth century grooms retained use over these expensive items and often rented them out or sold them.]
  • Source URL: Past and Present (Full Text via JSTOR) 164 (August 1999): 6-46. Link Info target = '_blank'>Past and Present (Full Text via JSTOR) 164 (August 1999): 6-46. Link Info
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Brides Dowries Economics Gifts Honor Law Marriage Mauss, Marcel, Sociologist (1872-1950) - Essay on the Gift
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: Harvard University
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00312746
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