By Jutta Sperling,Shona Kelly Wray
Examining women's estate rights in several societies around the whole medieval and early sleek Mediterranean, this quantity introduces a special comparative standpoint to the complexities of gender kin in Muslim, Jewish, and Christian groups. via person case experiences in line with city and rural, elite and non-elite, spiritual and secular groups, Across the non secular Divide provides the one nuanced background of the area that includes peripheral components akin to Portugal, the Aegean Islands, Dalmatia, and Albania into the relevant narrative.
By bridging the present-day notional and cultural divide among Muslim and Judeo-Christian worlds with geographical and thematic coherence, this number of essays via most sensible overseas students makes a speciality of girls in courts of legislations and resources equivalent to notarial documents, testaments, criminal commentaries, and administrative files to provide the main complicated examine and remove darkness from actual connections throughout barriers of gender, faith, and culture.
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