Monthly Archives: February 2013

Recent publications (February 2013)

Those of you interested in demographic and social histories of families, especially in early America, might be interested in the latest issue of The History of the Family, which includes a section on colonial families. This includes Kate Fawver’s introduction, … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Incest and Influence: the private life of bourgeois England by Adam Kuper (Harvard University Press, 2010)

In July 1838 Charles Darwin, recently returned from his voyage on the Beagle, found himself contemplating marriage. ‘The arguments in favour were solid if unromantic. “Children – (if it Please God) – Constant companion, (& friend in old age) who … Continue reading

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