|A Note on Legal Language and Brazilian Orthography and Names||xxv|
|Inheritance As a Legal System ||19|
|A Forgotten Population of Heirs: Natural Offspring ||42|
|Birth and Gender in Succession Law: Spurious Offspring ||71|
|Estate in Succession Law: Birth and Nobility ||91|
|The Pombaline Tradition: Legal Nationalism ||117|
|Conclusion: A Pombaline Legal Tradition for a Liberal Era ||149|
|Legal Primary Sources Cited||189|
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Book title: Surprise Heirs: Illegitimacy, Patrimonial Rights, and Legal Nationalism in Luso-Brazilian Inheritance, 1750-1821.
Contributors: Linda Lewin - Author.
Publisher: Stanford University Press.
Place of publication: Stanford, CA.
Publication year: 2003.
Page number: Not available.
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