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Medieval families : perspectives on marriage, household, and children

Author: Carol Neel
Publisher: Toronto : Published by University of Toronto Press in association with the Medieval Academy of America, ©2004.
Series: Medieval Academy reprints for teaching, 40.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The collection reveals how scholars of the 1970s through the 1990s argued the importance of previously unconsidered questions about the shape of medieval familial experience, and how their mutual  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Neel
ISBN: 0802036066 9780802036063 0802084583 9780802084583
OCLC Number: 53252065
Description: vi, 436 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Survivors and surrogates: children and parents from the ninth to the thirteenth centuries / Mary Martin McLaughlin --
Domestic ideals and social behavior: evidence from medieval Genoa / Diane Owen Hughes --
Choice of marriage partner in the Middle Ages: developments and mode of application of a theory of marriage / Michael M. Sheehan --
The making of the medieval family: symmetry, structure, and sentiment / David Herlihy --
The tie that binds: peasant marriages and families in late medieval England / Judith M. Bennett --
Expositio and Oblatio: the abandonment of children and the ancient and medieval family / John Eastburn Boswell --
Appropriating the holy kinship: gender and family history / Pamela Sheingorn --
Sexuality, family, and the supernatural in the fourteenth century / Michael Goodich --
Confessing incests: legal erasures and literary celebrations in medieval France / Kathryn Gravdal --
Households in fourteenth-century Venetian Crete / Sally McKee --
The medieval family: a place of refuge and sorrow / Steven A. Epstein.
Series Title: Medieval Academy reprints for teaching, 40.
Responsibility: edited by Carol Neel.


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