Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press On Sale: April 5, 2011 Price: $24.95
What does the “tradition of marriage” really look like? In A History of Marriage, Elizabeth Abbott paints an often surprising picture of this most public, yet most intimate, institution. Ritual of romance or social obligation? Eternal bliss or cult of domesticity? Abbott reveals a complex tradition that includes same-sex unions, arranged...
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