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Marriage, a History
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: Stephanie Coontz
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Viking Adult

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An analysis of the institution of marriage detailing how marriages have evolved from loveless unions to their current state, in an exposâe that reveals the imp
A History of Marriage
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Elizabeth Abbott
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-04 - Publisher: Seven Stories Press

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What does the "tradition of marriage" really look like? In A History of Marriage, Elizabeth Abbott paints an often surprising picture of this most public, yet m
Marriage, a History
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Stephanie Coontz
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-02-28 - Publisher: Penguin

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Just when the clamor over "traditional" marriage couldn’t get any louder, along comes this groundbreaking book to ask, "What tradition?" In Marriage, a Histor
A Cultural History of Marriage in the Modern Age
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Christina Simmons
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-18 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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Spanning cultures across the 20th century, this volume explores how marriage, especially in the West, was disestablished as the primary institution organizing s
A Cultural History of Marriage in Antiquity
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Karen Klaiber Hersch
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-18 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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Marriage, across cultures, is often defined as a union between consenting adults that lasts for the life of the partners. But is marriage a blessing, or curse?
A Cultural History of Marriage in the Age of Empires
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Paul Puschmann
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-18 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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During the age of empires (1800–1900), marriage was a key transition in the life course worldwide, a rite of passage everywhere with major cultural significan
The History of Marriage and Divorce
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Harry L. Munsinger J.D. Ph.D.
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-05 - Publisher: Archway Publishing

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Marriage rituals and divorce procedures have varied widely over time and across cultures. The History of Marriage and Divorce explores the evolution of these tw
A Cultural History of Marriage in the Medieval Age
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Joanne M. Ferraro
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-18 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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Marriage in Europe became a central pillar of society during the medieval period. Theologians, lawyers, and secular and church leaders agreed on a unique outlin
A Cultural History of Marriage in the Age of Enlightenment
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Edward Behrend-Martínez
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-18 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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Could an institution as sacred and traditional as marriage undergo a revolution? Some people living during the so-called Age of Enlightenment thought so. By mar
A History of Marriage Systems
Language: en
Pages: 399
Authors: Gladys Robina Quale
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: Praeger

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Readers seeking a historical and cross-cultural treatment of marriage and the family will not be disappointed by this book. A readable and comprehensive account