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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 11 related to For Better, for Worse: British Marriages, 1600 to the Present.    

Commemorations: The Politics of National Identity

John R. Gillis - History - 1996 - 290 pages
Memory is as central to modern politics as politics is central to modern memory. We are so accustomed to living in a forest of monuments, to having the past represented to us ...
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A World of Their Own Making: Myth, Ritual, and the Quest for Family Values

John R. Gillis - Social Science - 1997 - 310 pages
Our whole society may be obsessed with "family values," but as John Gillis points out in this entertaining and eye-opening book, most of our images of "home sweet home" are of ...
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Becoming Historians

James M. Banner, Jr., John R. Gillis - History - 2009 - 290 pages
In this unique collection, the memoirs of eleven historians provide a fascinating portrait of a formative generation of scholars. Born around the time of World War II, these ...
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The Human Shore: Seacoasts in History

John R. Gillis - History - 2012 - 272 pages
Since before recorded history, people have congregated near water. But as growing populations around the globe continue to flow toward the coasts on an unprecedented scale and ...
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The Development of European Society, 1770-1870

John R. Gillis - History - 1983 - 300 pages
Originally published by Houghton Mifflin in 1977, this provocative study is based on the idea that current Third World problems of modernization may be able to shed light on ...
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Youth and History: Tradition and Change in European Age Relations, 1770–Present

John R. Gillis - Social Science - 2013 - 266 pages
Youth and History: Tradition and Change in European Age Relations 1770 - Present, Expanded Student Edition deals with the patterns of behavior and styles that characterizes the ...
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