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Beneath the fault line the popular and legal culture of divorce in twentieth-century America by J. Herbie DiFonzo

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Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .
Written in English



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  • Divorce -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Divorce -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-243) and index.

StatementJ. Herbie DiFonzo.
LC ClassificationsHQ834 .D49 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 248 p. :
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1001976M
ISBN 100813917077
LC Control Number96041268

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