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The American Family in Social-Historical Perspective
Michael Gordon, Editor, The University of Connecticut
St. Martin's Press, 1973
Book is divided into five parts: The Family Aspects of Domestic Life, with chapters on history of the household and family, the peasant household, the Industrial Revolution; The American Scene, with chapters on family structure in 17th C, family and community structure, middle-class families and urban violence; Ethnic Variations on American Scene, with chapters on patterns of work and family organization, two-parent household, Black family structure; Growing Up Childhood and Youth with chapters on infancy and childhood, the American child as seen by British travelers, adolescence in historical perspective; Women Roles and Relationships with chapters on the cult of true womanhood, divorce in the Progressive Era, women leaders of the Progressive Era; Sex Behavior and Ideology with chapters on the Puritans and sex, illegitimacy, Sexual Revolution, social change in modern Europe, dating, sexuality; Demographic Trends Marriage, Birth, Death. Includes bibliography and index.
Softcover book is in good condition. Wear to cover, corner and edge wear, light crease on top edge, small stain on upper right, clearly seen on scan. See scans for condition of cover. Back cover in good condition, light crease on lower edge. Internally, name written on inside front cover, pages very good, all pages clean and unmarked, no writing, tears, etc.
Book measures 6 inches by 9 inches, 428 pages.
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