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Girls in Trouble: Sexuality and Social Control in Rural Scotland 1660 - 1780

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"Unmarried pregnant women - and the men who caused their pregnancies - were targeted by Scottish church courts determined to maintain a godly society. Drawing on their records, Girls in Trouble looks at illegitimacy patterns in different regions of Scotland, at the attitudes of Church and State, and at the behaviour and expectations of the couples. Individual stories emerg ...more
Paperback, 133 pages
Published August 1st 2001 by Scottish Cultural Press
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Duncan Maccoll
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The key to this book is the title ... Rural Scotland ... and between 1660-1780 that's where most people lived. So, this is a book about the mainstream population during those years. It is about sex, it is about control and it tells me lots about how life was lived during the hard times. What more could anyone want? ...more
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