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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-A15428
Keywords: 9780752497020, family history, family, families, Ruth Symes, genealogy, geneaolgical, social history, evidence, sources, research, women, old photographs, photography
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Symes, Ruth A.
Stories from Your Family Tree: Researching Ancestors within Living Memory
(The History Press, 2009). Paperback. New book, fine. x + 172pp. Order No. NSBK-A14177
Keywords: 075095082X, family tree research, Ruth A. Symes, genealogy, genealogical, history, family history, families, social history, North West England, Wigan, Liverpool, Tanzania, Tanganyika, Manchester, death, birth, mortality, census, working class, working classes, Lancashire, Symes, Sachak, Wilkinson, Daniels, Cooke, lodgers
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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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Banks, J.A.
Prosperity and Parenthood: a Study of Family Planning Among the Victorian Middle Class
(RKP, 3rd impress., 1969). Hardback. Good in lightly soiled dustwrapper. v + 240pp. Order No. NSBK-C1546
Keywords: 0710033249, contraception, middle class Victorian, fertility, abortion, family planning, family, parenthood, children, Britain, British, England, English, history
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Lewis, Charlie and O'Brien, Margaret, eds.
Reassessing Fatherhood: New Observations on Fathers and the Modern Family
(Sage, 1987). Paperback. With newspaper reviews pasted to front and back endpapers, otherwise good. v + 270pp. Order No. NSBK-A14211
Keywords: 0803980205, family, families, masculinity, fatherhood, fathers, men, parents, parenthood, sociology, Britain, Australia, Scandinavia, North America
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Yonge, Charlotte.
The Clever Woman of the Family:
(Macmillan, 4th edition, 1875). Hardback. Very good in worn leather boards. viii + 437pp. Order No. NSBK-C13692
Keywords: B00085IDW4, Charlotte Yonge, The Clever Woman of teh Family, women writers, women's writing, woman writer, females, feminine, writers, authors, authoresses, literature, fiction, Victorian, Victorian period, nineteenth century, 19th, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK
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Rathbone, Eleanor.
The Disinherited Family:
(Falling Wall Press, rpt., 1986). With an introductory essay by Suzie Fleming. Paperback. Corner creased, otherwise very good. 400pp. Order No. NSBK-C12606
Keywords: 0905046137, family, familes, sociology, sociological, twentieth century, 20th, women's work, women's history, woman, women, women's studies, female, females, feminine, gender, employment, women's movement , housewife, housewives
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Porter, Susan L. ed.
Women of the Commonwealth: Work, Family and Social Change in Nineteenth-Century Massachusetts
(Mass UP, 1996). Paperback. Very good. viii + 240pp. Order No. NSBK-C8449
Keywords: 1558490051, women, woman, women's history, Commonwealth, American, USA, United States, family, children, social changes, nineteenth century, Victorian, womanhood, gender, ethnicity, race, class, jobs, employment, employees, employers, families, sisterhood, women's studies, Massachusetts, Boston, Bostonians
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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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Van Every, Jo.
Heterosexual Women Changing the Family: Refusing to Be a Wife
(Taylor & Francis, 1995). Hardback. Very good in dustwrapper. x + 165pp. Order No. NSBK-C14018
Keywords: 0748402837, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, women's history, woman, women, women's studies, female, females, feminine, gender, heterosexuality, sexuality, twentieth century, 20th, family, families, sexual roles, household, anti-sexist, households, domestic labour, marriage, mothers, mothering, feminism, feminists
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