Family, Sex, And Marriage: 1500 To 1800

Paperback | February 5, 1991

byLawrence Stone

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This book studies the evolution of the family from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century and how the process radically influenced child-rearing, education, contraception, sexual behaviour and marriage.

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This book studies the evolution of the family from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century and how the process radically influenced child-rearing, education, contraception, sexual behaviour and marriage.

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During the period 1500 - 1800 there were massive changes in world social and cultural systems, and the family unit as we recognize it today came into being. The emphasis on the individual, the right to personal freeedoms and the desire for privacy developed during this period and were symptomatic of world-wide shifts in attitude that a...

Lawrence Stone (1919-1999) was a professor of history at Princeton University. His other books include The Crisis of the Aristocracy: 1558-1641 and The Causes of the English Revolution, 1529-1642.

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Format:PaperbackPublished:February 5, 1991Publisher:Penguin Uk

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140137211

ISBN - 13:9780140137217

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