Includes bibliographical references (p. -201) and index
Noble status and social differentiation in early modern Europe -- The Avogaria di Comun and the Prove de Nobilta -- Outsider brides and their families -- Huomini civili and patrician marriage -- The social dimensions of acceptability -- Concubines and natural daughters -- Gender and honourable, and dishonourable behaviour -- Marriage and the patriciate.
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