Marriage, a History: How Love Conquered Marriage
Stephanie Coontz (Author)
February 28, 2006
5.6 X 8.44 X 0.97 inches | 0.84 pounds
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About the Author
Stephanie Coontz is the Director of Research and Public Education at the Council on Contemporary Families and teaches history and family studies at The Evergeen State College in Olympia, Washington. She divides her time between Makaha, Hawaii, and Washington. The author of the award-winning The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap, she writes about marriage and family issues in many national journals including The Washington Post, Harper's, Chicago Tribune, and Vogue. Her work has been translated into Japanese, German, French, and Spanish.
On the web: http: //www.stephaniecoontz.com
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