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Marriage as a Trade

by Cicely Hamilton

The only excuse for this book is the lack of books on the subject with which it deals -- the trade aspect of marriage. That is to say, wifehood and motherhood considered as a means of livelihood for women.I shall not deny for an instant that there are aspects of matrimony other than the trade aspect; but upon these there is no lack of a very plentiful literature -- the love of man and woman has been written about since humanity acquired the art of writing.

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