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Rabb, Theodore K and Rotberg, Robert I.
The Family in History: Interdisciplinary Essays
(Harper Torchbooks, 1973). Paperback. Covers soiled and slightly torn, otherwise a good working copy. vii + 235pp. Order No. NSBK-C9490
Keywords: 0061317578, family, families, history, social history, men, women, children, domesticity, women, women's history
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Peace, Helen F.
The Pretended Family: A Study of Domestic Labour in Lesbian Families
(Leicester UP, June 1993). Discussion Papers in Sociology, NoS93/3. Paperback. Covers slightly creased, otherwise good+. 45pp. Order No. NSBK-C11406
Keywords: women's history, woman, women, women's studies, female, females, feminine, gender, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, lesbians, lesbianism, sexuality, homosexuality, family, families, domestic labour, housework, roles, sociology, sociologists
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Arlott, John.
Island Camera: The Isles of Scilly in the photography of the Gibson Family
(David and Charles, 1972). Written in collaboration with Rex Cowan and Frank Gibson. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Hardback. Boards and fly leaf slightly soiled, otherwise good + in torn dustwrapper. 110pp. Order No. NSBK-A10434
Keywords: 0715357743, Isles of Scilly, Gibson family, families, islands, photos, photography, photographs, Scillonians, ships, shipping, coasts, coastal, sea birds, Victorian, twentieth century, Edwardian, nineteenth century, 19th
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Symes, Ruth A.
It Runs in the Family:
(The History Press, 2013). In the quest to uncover our family history, we turn to written records, the family album and even heirlooms. However, they can often be difficult to interpret and sometimes pose more questions than they answer: Why didn't my ancestors smile for the camera? Why did great-grandfather wear a beard while his sons were clean-shaven? Why is my great-grandmother holding flowers in this photograph? Drawing on evidence from social history, women's history, and the histories of photography, art and fashion, and using examples from the lowly as well as the famous, Ruth Symes explores many aspects of ordinary life in the past - from the state of the nation's teeth, to the legal and economic connotations of wearing a wedding ring and even the business of keeping a dog. This fascinating volume aims to help family historians get to know their elusive ancestors by deciphering the wealth of personal and historical clues contained in photographs, documents and artefacts. Paperback. New book, fine. 160pp. Order No. NSBK-D15428
Keywords: 9780752497020, family history, family, families, Ruth Symes, genealogy, geneaolgical, social history, evidence, sources, research, women, old photographs, photography
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Hewitt, Patricia.
About Time: Revolution in Work and Family Life
(IPPR, Rivers Oram, 1993). Paperback. Very good. vii + 183pp. Order No. NSBK-A14945
Keywords: 1854890409, Patricia Hewitt, work, family life, life cycle, families, employment, working women, flexible working hours
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Meriam, Adele Stuart.
The Stepfather in the Family:
(Chicago UP, 1940). A Social Service Monograph of the University of Chicago. The approach is both sociological and legalistic. Meriam looks at judicial decisions and "sets out the logic and arguments on which those decisions have been based.She brings out clearly the strange dilemma created because of the position of the courts in accordance with the principle that by marriage the stepfather undertakes no obligations to the children of an earlier marriage, as over and against the logic of the older view that when he married a woman a husband took his wife with all of her liabilities." The problem of the stepfather; the stepfather as a stranger; the in loco parentis relationship; liability to support; right of stepfather to his stepchild's earnings; inheritance; right to punish; etc. Paperback. Ex library, covers yellowed, otherwise good+. x + 158pp. Order No. NSBK-A2346
Keywords: B000HBYPWQ, stepfather, step-parent, fatherhood, parenting, law, legal, America, American, American history, USA, United States, family
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Dyhouse, Carol.
Feminism and the Family in England, 1880-1939:
(Basil Blackwell, 1989). Out-of-print paperback. Paperback. Scattered ink annotation not affecting legibility, otherwise good. vi + 204pp. Order No. NSBK-C5789
Keywords: 0631167366, feminism, women, history, family, Victorian, Britain, British, England, English, nineteenth century, twentieth century, domestic, domesticity, marriage, sexuality, private sphere, separate spheres, economic, reproduction, childbirth, childcare, families
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Wilson, S.J.
Women, the Family and the Economy:
(McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd, 2nd edit., 1981). Paperback. Covers slightly chipped, otherwise very good. 194pp. Order No. NSBK-C10517
Keywords: 0075488353, women, women and work, women workers, women's studies, women's history, gender, employment, Britain, British, twentieth century, 20th, England, English, twentieth century, 20th, careers, labour, labor, sex, salary, salaries, wages, economy, economic, women's work, family, families
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Mount, Ferdinand.
The Subversive Family: An Alternative History of Love and Marriage
(Jonathan Cape, 1982). Hardback. Very good in soiled dustwrapper. 282pp. Order No. NSBK-C10796
Keywords: 0224019996, love, marriage, family, sex, gender, marital, divorce, couples, husbands, wives, wife, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK
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Symes, R. A.
Tracing Your Ancestors Through Letters and Personal Writings: a Guide for Family Historians
(Pen and Sword, 2016). Could your ancestors write their own names or did they mark official documents with a cross? Why did great-grandfather write so cryptically on a postcard home during the First World War? Why did great-grandmother copy all the letters she wrote into letter-books? How unusual was it that great-uncle sat down and wrote a poem, or a memoir? Researching Family History Through Ancestors' Personal Writings looks at the kinds of (mainly unpublished) writing that could turn up amongst family papers from the Victorian period onwards - a time during which writing became crucial for holding families together and managing their collective affairs. With industrialisation, improved education, and far more geographical mobility, British people of all classes were writing for new purposes, with new implements, in new styles, using new modes of expression and new methods of communication (e.g. telegrams and postcards). Our ancestors had an itch for scribbling from the most basic marks (initials, signatures and graffiti on objects as varied as trees, rafters and window ledges), through more emotionally-charged kinds of writing such as letters and diaries, to more creative works such as poetry and even fiction. This book shows family historians how to get the most out of documents written by their ancestors and, therefore, how better to understand the people behind the words. Paperback. New book, fine. ix + 270pp. Order No. NSBK-A15529
Keywords: 9781473855434, family, geneaology, family trees, geneaological, diaries, social history, family historians, ancestors, literacy, correspondence, journals, autobiographies, signatures, commonplace books
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