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The American Family in the Colonial Period

By: Arthur W. Calhoun

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 433668

ISBN: 0486433668

Condition: 352 pages, 5 1/4 x 8 1/2, paperback, Dover Publications


"... profound sociological study."--American Economic ReviewThe result of years of research, analysis, and thoughtThe most complete, fundamental, and authoritative treatment of the subject--a classicFirst published in the early twentieth century, this book contributed significantly to an understanding of the forces at work in the evolution of family institutions in the United States. The first of a three-volume series, the text describes the American family as a product primarily of European folkways, economic transition to modern capitalism, and its distinctive environment... View more info