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Published: 25 November 2010

320 Pages | 7 black and white images


ISBN: 9780199600441

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Atlantic Families

Lives and Letters in the Later Eighteenth Century

Sarah Pearsall

  • Winner of the 2008 Women's History Network Prize
  • Explores the lives and letters of families separated by the Atlantic
  • Fresh perspective on American and British social and cultural history
  • Examines the rise of the 'companionate marriage' and the shift from patriarchy to paternalism