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The family in early modern England

The family in early modern England

Author: Helen Berry; Elizabeth A Foyster
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
With an appeal to scholars of early modern British history, social history, family history and gender studies, this work sheds light on family ideals and experiences in the early modern period. It features contributions by distinguished historians of family life and a new generation of historians working in the field.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Berry; Elizabeth A Foyster
ISBN: 9780521858762 0521858763
OCLC Number: 154706383
Description: xv, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Marriage, separation and the common law in England, 1540-1660 / Tim Stretton --
Republican reformation: family, community and the state in Interregnum Middlesex, 1649-60 / Bernard Capp --
Keeping it in the family: crime and the early modern household / Garthine Walker --
Faces in the crowd: gender and age in the early modern English crowd / John Walter --
'Without the cry of any neighbours': a Cumbrian family and the poor law authorities, c.1690-1730 / Steve Hindle --
Childless men in early modern England / Helen Berry and Elizabeth Foyster --
Aristocratic women and ideas of family in the early eighteenth century / Ingrid Tague --
Reassessing parenting in eighteenth-century England / Joanne Bailey.
Responsibility: edited by Helen Berry and Elizabeth Foyster.
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