short history of marriage by Edward Westermarck

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Published by The Macmillan company in New York .

Written in English

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Statementby Edward Westermarck.
LC ClassificationsHQ503 .W65
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 327 p.
Number of Pages327
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Open LibraryOL6695126M
LC Control Number26021119

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It was when marriage moved into the emotional sphere in the nineteenth century, she argues, Cited by: A Short History of Marriage Hardcover – January 1, by Edward Westermarck (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Edward Westermarck.

This work discusses marriage as a social institution, in the strict sense of the term. Contents: origin of marriage; frequency of marriage and the marriage age; endogamy; exogamy; marriage by capture; consent as a condition of marriage; marriage by consideration and by the exchange of presents, /5(2).

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Short History of Marriage by Ethel L Urlin,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. In this ambitious book, Stephanie Coontz takes us through the history of marriage from early days until today. In early times marriage was an entirely practical decision.

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Early kingships depended on the king’s marriage to his nation’s Mother Earth, in the form of a high priestess or queen.

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In The History of Human Marriage (), Edvard Westermarck defined marriage as "a more or less durable connection between male and female lasting beyond the mere act of propagation till after the birth of the offspring.".

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While short-lived, the s model has come to be regarded by many as “traditional marriage,” an ideal whose decline is mourned. Coontz, however, exposes that view as shortsighted. Using both story and statistic, she demonstrates that for most of human history marriage has been an alliance held together by outside forces, and that an array.

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Marriage, a legally and socially sanctioned union, usually between a man and a woman, that is regulated by laws, rules, customs, beliefs, and attitudes that prescribe the rights and duties of the partners and accords status to their offspring (if any).

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