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From father's property to children's rights : the history of child custody in the United States / Mary Ann Mason.

Author/creator Mason, Mary Ann
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoNew York : Columbia University Press, ©1994.
Descriptionxvi, 237 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Fathers/masters: children/servants: child custody in the colonial era -- 2. From fathers' rights to mothers' love: the transformation of child custody law in the first century of the new republic, 1790-1890 -- 3. The State as superparent: the progressive era, 1890-1920 -- 4. In the best interest of the child? 1960-1990 -- 5. The ascendancy of the social sciences.
Local noteLittle-292511--305130045649/
Local noteLittle-292511--305130045649/
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical reference (p. [195]-223) and index.
LCCN 93034524
ISBN0231080468 (acid-free paper)

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