xvi, 209 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9780754657286 alkaline paper
Historical urban studies.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -201) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
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.