Marriage and Love in England: Modes of Reproduction 1300-1840 (Alan Macfarlane) soon to be presented for sale on the first-class BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1986, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Photographic end papers & blanks;
From the cover: Marriage and Love in England is a history of the intimate lives and aspirations of the English people from medieval to modern times. It is scholarly, provocative and highly readable.
Drawing on a wide variety of contemporary evidence and bringing to bear the methods and perspectives of both anthropologist and historian, Alan Macfarlane provides a vivid reconstruction of family life. He shows why people married, at what age and with w…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper slightly age-toned. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Text complete, clean and tight.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XI] 380 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
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