Siblinghood and Social Relations in Georgian England: Share and Share Alike
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Siblinghood and Social Relations in Georgian England: Share and Share Alike

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This book examines the impact sisters and brothers had on eighteenth-century English families and society. Using evidence from letters, diaries, probate disputes, court transcripts, prescriptive literature, and portraiture, it argues that although parents' wills often recommended their children "share and share alike," siblings had to constantly negotiate between prescribe...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published October 16th 2012 by Manchester University Press
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A native of Ogden, Utah, Amy Harris is an associate professor of history at Brigham Young University. After completing a BA in history (with an emphasis on family history/genealogy) at BYU, she earned an MA in late modern European history at American University and a PhD in British history at UC Berkeley. Her training also includes a professional credential in genealogy.

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