Unquiet Lives: Marriage and Marriage Breakdown in England, 1660-1800

Unquiet Lives: Marriage and Marriage Breakdown in England, 1660-1800

by Joanne Bailey
     
 

A revisionary study of married life in eighteenth-century England.See more details below

Overview

A revisionary study of married life in eighteenth-century England.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521810586
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2013
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History Series
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: assessing marriage; 2. 'To have and to hold': analysing married life; 3. 'For better, for worse': resolving marital difficulties; 4. 'An honourable estate': marital roles in the household; 5. 'With all my worldly goods I thee endow': spouses' contributions and possessions within marriage; 6. 'Wilt thou obey him and serve him': the marital power balance; 7. 'Forsaking all other': marital chastity; 8. 'Till death us do part': life after a failed marriage; 9. 'Mutual society, help and comfort': conclusion; Bibliography.

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