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A Cultural History Of Marriage

$755.00
SKU 9781350001916

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How have ideas of marriage evolved in Western culture? How has its influence changed, and been shaped by its social and cultural conditions? In a work that spans 2,500 years, these ambitious questions are addressed by 52 experts, each contributing their overview of a theme applied to a period in history. The volumes describe the role of marriage, its contributions to society, and how it engages with matters of religion, law, society and love.

Voume 1 – A Cultural History of Marriage in Antiquity (Edited by Karen Klaiber Hersch (Temple University, USA)

Voume 2 – A Cultural History of Marriage in the Medieval Age (Edited by Joanne M. Ferraro, San Diego State University, USA and Frederik Pedersen, University of Aberdeen, UK)

Voume 3 – A Cultural History of Marriage in the Renaissance and Early Modern Age (Edited by Joanne M. Ferraro, San Diego State University, USA)

Voume 4 – A Cultural History of Marriage in the Age of Enlightenment (Edited by Edward Behrend-Martinez, Appalachian State University, USA)

Voume 5 – A Cultural History of Marriage in the Age of Empires (Edited by Paul Puschmann, Radboud University, The Netherlands)

Voume 6 – A Cultural History of Marriage in the Modern Age (Edited by Christina Simmons, University of Windsor, Canada)

The Cultural Histories series offers an authoritative survey of a wide range of subjects throughout history. Each subject is looked at in Antiquity, the Medieval Age, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Age of Empire and the Modern Age and thematic coverage is consistent across all periods so that users can either gain a broad overview of a period or follow a theme through the ages.

Hardback: 6 Volumes
Product Dimensions: 176 x 250 mm
ISBN: 9781350001916

Published by Bloomsbury