A History of Marriage

A History of Marriage

From Same Sex Unions to Private Vows and Common Law, the Surprising Diversity of A Tradition

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Marriage-- in all its loving, unloving, decadent, and impoverished manifestations-- comes alive here through Abbott's infectious enthusiasm and curiosity.
Publisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, 2011
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9781609800888
Branch Call Number: HQ503 .A18 2011
HQ503 .A23 2011x
Characteristics: xii, 460 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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Abbott reveals a complex tradition that includes same-sex unions, arranged marriages, dowries, self-marriages, and child brides. Marriage—in all its loving, unloving, decadent, and impoverished manifestations—is revealed here.

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