The Family in Italy from Antiquity to the Present

The Family in Italy from Antiquity to the Present

by David I. Kertzer, Richard P. Saller, Ed by David I Kertzer & Richard P Saller
     
 

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In this important new book original contributions from an international panel of experts offer historical and anthropological perspectives on the Western family, focusing on family life in Italy from ancient Rome to the present. Using methods ranging from symbolic to quantitative analysis, the authors discuss a wide variety of topics, from matchmaking, marriage, and…  See more details below

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In this important new book original contributions from an international panel of experts offer historical and anthropological perspectives on the Western family, focusing on family life in Italy from ancient Rome to the present. Using methods ranging from symbolic to quantitative analysis, the authors discuss a wide variety of topics, from matchmaking, marriage, and divorce to childrearing, sexual mores, and death.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300055504
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1993
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.85(d)

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