When Fathers Ruled: Family Life in Reformation Europe

When Fathers Ruled: Family Life in Reformation Europe

by Steven Ozment

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674951204
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 11/30/1983
Series: Studies in Cultural History , #1
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Steven Ozment is McLean Professor of Ancient and Modern History at Harvard University. He is the author of Flesh and Spirit and The Bürgermeister’s Daughter.

Table of Contents

PART 1: IN DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE

1. Celibacy and Marriage

2. The Liberation of Women from Cloisters

3. Disciplining Marriage

PART 2: HUSBANDS AND WIVES

4. The Duties of Spouses

5. The Wives of Hermann von Weinsberg

6. Divorce and Remarriage

PART 3: THE BEARING OF CHILDREN

7. The Bearing of Children

8. The World of the Expectant Mother

9. The Care of the Newborn

10. The Trials of Infancy

11. A Child's Sense of Mortality

PART 4: THE REARING OF CHILDREN

12. The Measure of a Child

13. Discipline, Duty, and Love

14. The Weinsberg Men as Fathers

15. Sin and Mortality

16. The Faith of Our Fathers

Abbreviations

Works Frequently Cited

Notes

Index

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