Bastards

Politics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France
Author(s): 
Gerber, Matthew
ISBN: 
9780199755370
Date published: 
February 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£45.00

Tracing the historical evolution of legal debates over the rights and disabilities of children born out of wedlock in early modern France, Bastards offers a political history of the family from the oblique perspective of those who were theoretically excluded from it.