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The European family : an historico-anthropological essay

Author: Jack Goody
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 2000.
Series: Making of Europe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This is a concise, yet wide--ranging, history of the family in Europe from antiquity to the present day.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Goody
ISBN: 0631201564 9780631201564
OCLC Number: 185384818
Description: x, 209 s.
Contents: Series Editors Preface. Preface. 1. The Beginnings. 2. The Heritage of Greece and Rome. 3. The Coming of Christianity. 4. The German Lands. 5. The European Patterns and Medieval Regimes. 6. Women, Children and Fathers in the Reformation and Counter--Reformation. 7. Dowry and the Rights of Women. 8. The Differences. 9. Proto and Full Industrialization. 10. Modernization and the Family: The Theories. 11. The Contemporary Family in Practice. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Selected Reading. Index.
Series Title: Making of Europe.
Responsibility: Jack Goody.


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