Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 March 2014

236 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719095559

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Love, Intimacy and Power

Marriage and Patriarchy in Scotland, 1650-1850

Katie Barclay

Published by Manchester University Press

Gender in History MUP

  • An important analysis of patriarchy as a lived experience
  • An important study in the relatively new and fascinating field of the history of emotions
  • Based on the correspondence of over 100 Scottish couples and their families, providing a thorough methodological introduction to using letters for this sort of study
  • Looks at the relationships between emotion and emotional experience and the operation of power
  • The only monograph-length study of Scottish marriage in any period, filling a vital gap in Scottish and British social history