Love, Intimacy and Power: Marriage and patriarchy in Scotland, 1650-1850
Through an analysis of the correspondence of over one hundred couples from the Scottish elites across the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries, this book explores how ideas around the nature of emotional intimacy, love, and friendship within marriage adapted to a modernizing economy and society. Patriarchy continued to be the central model for marriage across the period and...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published October 15th 2011 by Manchester University Press
(first published August 16th 2011)
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