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Breaking the ties that bound : the politics of marital strife in late imperial Russia

Author: Barbara Alpern Engel
Publisher: Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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New perspectives on marital relations, domesticity, and intimate life in imperial Russia.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Alpern Engel
ISBN: 9780801479090 0801479096
OCLC Number: 849246656
Notes: Originally published: 2011.
Awards: Winner of Finalist (History Category), 2012 Colorado Book Aw.
Description: xi, 282 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Marriage and Its Discontents1 The Ties That Bound2 Making Marriage: Romantic Ideals and Female Rhetoric3 Money Matters4 Disciplining Laboring Husbands5 Earning My Own Crust of Bread6 Cultivating Domesticity7 The Right to Love8 The Best Interests of the ChildConclusion: The Politics of Marital StrifeAppendix A. Archival SourcesAppendix B. Major Cases Used in the BookIndex
Responsibility: Barbara Alpern Engel.

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"Engel examines how Russians of various classes and estates understood marital obligations and the behavior and conditions that were egregious enough to justify loosening the ties. In the process, Read more...

 
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