This book studies the evolution of the family from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century and how the process radically influenced child-rearing, education, contraception, sexual behaviour and marriage.
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Lawrence Stone (1919-1999) was a professor of history at Princeton University. His other books include The Crisis of the Aristocracy: 1558-1641 and The Causes of the English Revolution, 1529-1642.Review:
"The best book of the history of the family in any nation or period." -- --Lawrence Stone,Chronicle of Higher Education
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Book Description Penguin UK, 1979. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110140551670
Book Description Penguin UK. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0140551670 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0964308
Book Description Penguin UK, 1979. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0140551670