Monthly Archives: April 2013

New publications and a CFP of interest

This Sunday, I’d like to highlight three new ‘happenings’ in the field of colonial family history: First, we are delighted to announce the publication of a special journal issue on families in the British Empire — the recent Spring 2013 … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Thicker Than Water: Siblings and their Relations, 1780-1920 by Leonore Davidoff (Oxford University Press, 2012)

‘Until the final decades of the twentieth century social scientists, historians, and intellectuals, like the general public, have tended to take for granted the family as either part of the material order and the heartland of accepted morality or as … Continue reading

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