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Household and Family in Past Times

Household and Family in Past Times

by Peter Laslett, R. Wall
     
 

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This is an extremely important collection of essays in historical social structure. The volume represents the first attempt to examine in historical and comparative terms the general belief that in the past all families were larger than they are today; that the nuclear family of man, wife and children living alone is particularly characteristic of the present time and

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This is an extremely important collection of essays in historical social structure. The volume represents the first attempt to examine in historical and comparative terms the general belief that in the past all families were larger than they are today; that the nuclear family of man, wife and children living alone is particularly characteristic of the present time and came into being with the arrival of industry.

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ISBN-13:
9780521099011
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/16/1975
Pages:
636
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.70(d)

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