Family and Society in American History
This eclectic reader illuminates changes in the American family and presents some of the methods and approaches used to study families, showing how shifts in legal structures, ideas about medicine and health, gender roles, and other variables lead to changes in the structure and functioning of the family.
- Paperback | 360 pages
- 151.6 x 228.3 x 20.8mm | 517.55g
- 04 Jun 2001
- University of Illinois Press
- Baltimore, United States
"Brings together a body of topically and methodologically diverse analyses of the family that span the Colonial period to the present... Underscores the importance of family history for historians of gender." -- Allison L. Sneider, Journal of Marriage and Family