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Title: The Social Origins of Private Life: A History of American Families, 1600-1900
Description: New York, New York, U.S.A. Verso Books. 1988, First Edition. (ISBN: 0860919072) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. The Author won the Washington Governor's Writers Award in 1989 for this book. "This intelligent synthesis takes careful note of class, race, gender, and region, to illuminate the differing American "family systems" that emerged during the last three centuries. The analysis considers the impact of economic, social, political, and ideological transformations upon the family, itself also an agent of change. Emphasizing both the complexity and the diversity of her subject, Coontz concludes that every family system has always incorporated unresolved tensions." CONDITION Has only the faintest handling signs, 365 pages. Bright and crisp as new. Overweight. Near Fine/N/A.

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Price: US$ 20.00 Seller: Ariel Books
- Book number: 13718

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