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Thicker than Water

Siblings and their Relations, 1780-1920

Leonore Davidoff

  • A major study of the long-neglected area of sibling relations in the 'long nineteenth century', from 1780 to 1920
  • Uses a wide selection of source material - from oral histories to census material - in addition to traditional documentary records
  • Operates at many levels different levels: psychological, demographic, social, economic, and cultural
  • Illuminates how the reduction in family size since the turn of the twentieth century has affected relations between brothers and sisters

Also of Interest

Thicker than Water

Siblings and their Relations, 1780-1920

Leonore Davidoff

  • A major study of the long-neglected area of sibling relations in the 'long nineteenth century', from 1780 to 1920
  • Uses a wide selection of source material - from oral histories to census material - in addition to traditional documentary records
  • Operates at many levels different levels: psychological, demographic, social, economic, and cultural
  • Illuminates how the reduction in family size since the turn of the twentieth century has affected relations between brothers and sisters

Also of Interest