Peter Laslett - History - 1983 - 353 pages
This updated third edition presents a study of family and community in England after the Middle Ages and before the changes brought about by the Industrial Revolution.
Lawrence Stone - Marriage - 1992 - 281 pages
In the highly acclaimed Road to Divorce, the first of a three-volume history of marriage in early modern England, renowned historian Lawrence Stone explored the different ways ...
Family & Relationships - 2007 - 323 pages
Most observers agree that marriage in America has been changing. Some think it is in decline, that the growth of individualism has made it increasingly difficult to achieve ...
John R. Gillis - Social Science - 1997 - 310 pages
Discusses ritual events we regard as family traditions and how they must be open to perpetual revision so we can satisfy our human needs and changing circumstances.
Paula Richman - History - 2001 - 432 pages
A wide-ranging examination of the many different versions of India's greatest epic, the Ramayana, focusing on versions that subvert the dominant readings of the work.