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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 10 related to A World of Their Own Making: Myth, Ritual, and the Quest for Family Values.   

For Better, for Worse: British Marriages, 1600 to the Present

John R. Gillis - Family & Relationships - 1985 - 417 pages
Explores the diverse ways ordinary men and women have organized their conjugal relationships since the sixteenth century. ... a massive compilation of fascinating information ...
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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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Celebrating the Family: Ethnicity, Consumer Culture, and Family Rituals

Elizabeth Hafkin Pleck - Social Science - 2000 - 328 pages
Pleck examines changes in the way Americans celebrate holidays like Christmas or birthdays.
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