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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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Announcements – 6 February 2012

>> New Publications Claire Lowrie, ‘The Transcolonial Politics of Chinese Domestic Mastery in Singapore and Darwin 1910s-1930s,’ Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 12, 3 (Winter 2011). Maram Epstein, ‘Patrimonial Bonds: Daughters, Fathers, and Power in Tianyuhua,’ Late Imperial China … Continue reading

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