Illegitimacy in Britain, 1700-1920
Alysa Levene, Thomas Nutt, Samantha Williams
Palgrave Macmillan, Oct 21, 2005 - History - 249 pages
This book provides a lively consideration of historical illegitimacy from a variety of methodological approaches and geographical standpoints. It subjects commonly-accepted themes to rigorous investigation, and draws out new conclusions on the mobility, strategies, and experiences of parents of illegitimate children. Paternity is given a novel spotlight, as is the survivorship of illegitimate infants. The authors engage with themes from historical demography, and social, cultural, medical, and gender history, giving the book wide appeal.
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