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    DescriptionScottish marriage law was a confusing issue that was open to abuse in the past. This unusual study looks at some of the disputes, debates and disagreements which arose in unhappy partnerships, and the array of situations young couples found themselves in when trapped in unsuitable marriages.

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    Promises Promises
    Marriage Litigation in Scotland 1698-1980
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Leah Leneman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 239 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 395 g
    ISBN 13: 9781901663525
    ISBN 10: 1901663523

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27780
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKS
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/19CNTY, CULT/BRITIS
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    BIC subject category V2: JHBK
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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.3
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: LE
    Libri: I-LE
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/18CNTY
    B&T General Subject: 431
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 04
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037050, LAW038030, LAW060000
    DC22: 346.41101609
    LC classification: KDC367 .L46 2003
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    NMSE - Publishing Ltd
    Imprint name
    NMSE - Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    01 January 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Leah Leneman was born in America, but lived and worked in Scotland from 1975. Her books on Scottish social and women's history include Elsie Inglis: founder of battlefield hospitals run entirely by women; and Scottish Suffragettes, both published by NMS.
    Review quote
    "In thirteen fascinating chapters and eighteen detailed case studies Leah Leneman covers brilliantly the full spectrum of areas that led to litigation." -- Family History Monthly, June 2004.