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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to For Better, for Worse: British Marriages, 1600 to the Present.   

A World of Their Own Making: Myth, Ritual, and the Quest for Family Values

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.
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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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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 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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Tell Me No Lies: How to Face the Truth and Build a Loving Marriage

Ellyn Bader, Peter T. Pearson, Judith Schwartz - Family & Relationships - 2000 - 288 pages
Arguing that honesty is the best policy between husband and wife, the authors extol the virtues of truthfulness in relationships as the secret to a healthy marriage. 15,000 ...
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