The Family in Italy from Antiquity to the Present (Paperback)

by David I. Kertzer, Richard P. Saller

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In this important new book original contributions from an international panel of experts offer historical and anthropological perspectives on the Western family, focusing on family life in Italy from ancient Rome to the present. Using methods ranging from symbolic to quantitative analysis, the authors discuss a wide variety of topics, from matchmaking, marriage, and divorce to childrearing, sexual mores, and death.

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Yale University Press


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