By Olga Kenyon
This inspiring and engaging ebook is the 1st really finished learn of women's letters ever released. Organised by way of material, and protecting quite a lot of issues from politics, paintings and battle, to youth, love and sexual ardour. '800 Years of Women's Letter' finds the intensity, breadth and variety of women's lives throughout the a long time. the following Holoise writes to Abelad of her timeless devotion, Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woofl correspond approximately existence and writing, and Queen Victoria complains to Robert Peel in regards to the forget of Buckingham Palace. Many extra ladies write letters that demonstrate the compassion, humour, love and tenacity with which they confront the customarily tricky situations of lifestyle. this can be an exciting perception, and an extraordinary chance to learn the genuine phrases of actual ladies, of their personal intimate language. "No literary shape is extra revealing, extra spontaneous of extra person than a letter." P D James
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Property was vested in the husband and the wife’s identity was subsumed into his, thus creating a separate property system, in which the wife had no rights to any land. 43 Reform of property law in common law countries separated the legal identity of the husband and wife, allowing each to own separate property. In most countries with community property laws, the law moved DZD\IURPUHTXLULQJVROHPDQDJHPHQWRI WKHUHVRXUFHV by the male head of household, leaving the marital community with joint ownership and joint management.
36 Article 49 of Law 278 of 1997. 37 Lastarria-Cornhiel, Susana. 2005. Gender Sensitive Land Policies and Implementation. Unpublished manuscript. Madison: University of Wisconsin-Madison. 38 Memorandum Circular 18 of 1996. Administrative Order 1 of 2001. 39 FAO Legislative Study. 2002. Gender and Law – Women’s Rights in Agriculture, Chapter II. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome. 40 Article 43 of Law on Land; Family Law; and Property Law. A Global Overview 41 Such provisions are contrary to international human rights law and often also to the constitutions of the countries concerned.
Registration of immovable property is not required proof of co-ownership. • Customary law may have an impact on minority communities’ exercise of this law. Croatia • Common property is presumed (property acquired during the marriage or resulting from such property is jointly owned and in equal shares) unless spouses agree otherwise. In common property regime, real property transactions require explicit consent of both spouses. Separate Property is acquired either before or during the marriage by gift, bequest, devise, inheritance, etc.
800 Years of Women's Letters by Olga Kenyon