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Overviews the evolution of family and kinship groups throughout history, and examines the role of family names, in a treatment that spans primitive societies, the European aristocracies, and Europe and America after the industrial revolution
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Personal histories and roots have had traditionally powerful influences on families and history: this history of the human family probes kinship and the rise of family and group consciousness, considering the ironies and changes brought about by family names, individualization trends, and changing cultural traits. An intriguing study of family transitions. -- Midwest Book Review
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Book Description Vintage, 1990. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0679731903
Book Description Vintage, 1990. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0679731903
Book Description Vintage, 1990. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110679731903