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BastardsPolitics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France

Bastards: Politics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France

Matthew Gerber

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755370
eISBN:
9780199932603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755370.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Family History

Commonly stigmatized as “bastards” in early modern France, children born out of wedlock were said to have neither kin nor kind, neither family nor nation. In practice, however, many natural parents ... More

Domestic Tensions, National AnxietiesGlobal Perspectives on Marriage, Crisis, and Nation

Domestic Tensions, National Anxieties: Global Perspectives on Marriage, Crisis, and Nation

Kristin Celello and Hanan Kholoussy (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199856749
eISBN:
9780190497613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856749.001.0001
Subject:
History, Family History, World Modern History

Since the late nineteenth century, fears that marriage is in crisis have reverberated around the world. This book explores this phenomenon, asking why people of various races, classes, and nations ... More

Family MenFatherhood and Masculinity in Britain, 1914-1960

Family Men: Fatherhood and Masculinity in Britain, 1914-1960

Laura King

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199674909
eISBN:
9780191753022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674909.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Family History

This book studies fathers and families in the period from the First World War to the end of the 1950s. It takes a thematic approach, examining different aspects of fatherhood in turn, from the duties ... More

The House of PercyHonor, Melancholy, and Imagination in a Southern Family

The House of Percy: Honor, Melancholy, and Imagination in a Southern Family

Bertram Wyatt-Brown

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109825
eISBN:
9780199854240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109825.001.0001
Subject:
History, Family History

The novels of Walker Percy—The Moviegoer, Lancelot, The Second Coming, and The Thanatos Syndrome to name a few—have left a permanent mark on twentieth-century Southern fiction; yet the history of the ... More

A Mother's JobThe History of Day Care, 1890–1960

A Mother's Job: The History of Day Care, 1890–1960

Elizabeth Rose

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111125
eISBN:
9780199854295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111125.001.0001
Subject:
History, Family History

Using Philadelphia as a case study, this book explores the history of day care from the perspective of families who have used it, tracing day care's transformation from a charity for poor single ... More

An Ordinary MarriageThe World of a Gentry Family in Provincial Russia

An Ordinary Marriage: The World of a Gentry Family in Provincial Russia

Katherine Pickering Antonova

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199796991
eISBN:
9780199979721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796991.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Family History

This is the story of a marriage between middle-income gentry landowners in nineteenth-century provincial Russia. The mother, Natalia Chikhacheva, oversaw serf labor and managed finances while the ... More

Parenting in England 1760-1830Emotion, Identity, and Generation

Parenting in England 1760-1830: Emotion, Identity, and Generation

Joanne Bailey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199565191
eISBN:
9780191740664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565191.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Family History

This book is about the world of parenting and parenthood in the Georgian era. It navigates recent ‘turns’ towards emotions, subjectivity, memory, the body and materiality. This approach reveals the ... More

Thicker than WaterSiblings and their Relations, 1780-1920

Thicker than Water: Siblings and their Relations, 1780-1920

Leonore Davidoff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199546480
eISBN:
9780191730993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546480.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, Family History

The theme of this book is the kinship relationships that were central to nineteenth‐century nascent capitalist society. The middle classes were at the forefront of this development, but as yet only a ... More

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