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Public vows : a history of marriage and the nation

Author: Nancy F Cott
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harvard University Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A study of the role of marriage in national policy, law and political rhetoric. This book examines the political history of marriage, analyzing the shaping of the accepted model of consensual,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy F Cott
ISBN: 9780674008755 0674008758
OCLC Number: 56216569
Description: 297 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: An archaeology of American monogamy --
Perfecting community rules with state laws --
Domestic relations on the national agenda --
Toward a single standard --
Monogamy as the law of social life --
Consent, the American way --
The modern architecture of marriage --
Public sanctity for a private realm --
Marriage revised and revived.
Other Titles: History of marriage and the nation
Responsibility: Nancy F. Cott.

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In this exhaustively researched study...[Cott] posits a monolithic Christian monogamous marriage, formed by the mutual consent of a man and a woman, as American colonists' model. This model, she Read more...

 
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