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contents <hr> <hr> Contents <BR><HR><BR> <TOC> Acknowledgments 000 List of Illustrations 000 Introduction: Limiting and Developing Individual Consent: Children and Anglo-American Revolutionary Ideology 000 Chapter 1: Children, Inherited Power, and Patriarchal Ideology 000 Chapter 2: <"Borne That Princes Subjects"? or <"Christianity Is No Man's Birth Right"?: The Religious Debate over Inherited Right and Consent to Membership 000 Chapter 3: The Dilemmas of Government by Consent and the Problem of Children: Force, Influence, Implied Consent, and Inherited Obligation 000 Chapter 4: Subjects or Citizens? Inherited Right versus Reason, Merit, and Virtue 000 Chapter 5: <"To Stop the Mouths" of Children: Reason and the Common Law 000 Chapter 6: Understanding Intent: Children and the Reform of Guilt and Punishment 000 Chapter 7: The Emergence of Parental Custody: Children and Consent to Contracts for Land, Goods, and Labor 000 Chapter 8: <"Partly by Persuasions and Partly by Threats": Parents, Children, and Consent to Marriage 000 The Empire of the Fathers: From Birth to the Consent of Whom? 000 Appendix: Legal Treatises Used by Americans before the Nineteenth Century 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Minors -- England -- History.
Children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- England -- History.
Capacity (Law) -- England -- History.
Consent (Law) -- England -- History.
Children -- England -- Social conditions.