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Title:
I don't : a contrarian history of marriage
Author:
Squire, Susan.
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Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Bloomsbury : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
xi, 258 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
In this provocative and ambitious book, Squire unravels the turbulent history and many implications of the institution of marriage. The author delves into the many ways men and women have come together and what the state of their unions has meant for history, society, and politics.
Language:
English
Contents:
Paradise lost, just because he listened to his wife -- Struck dead, just because he spilled the fruit of his loins -- Do Athenian husbands have it all? -- Do Roman wives have it all? -- The cure for lust -- Original spin -- Never on Sunday. (Or Wednesday. Or Friday. Or Saturday.) -- The making of a sexless marriage -- Cuckold's lament -- The golden age of adultery -- The end of the world? -- What a man wants -- Season of the witch -- Be fertile and increase : the sequel -- Love meets marriage : a new idea.
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ISBN:
9781582341194
Format :
Book

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