Great Expectations: Marriage and Divorce in Post-Victorian America

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Great Expectations: Marriage and Divorce in Post-Victorian America - May, Elaine

During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the divorce rate in the United States rose by a staggering 2,000 percent. To understand this dramatic rise, Elaine Tyler May studied over one thousand detailed divorce cases. She found that contrary to common assumptions, divorce was not simply a by-product of women's increasing economic ...

Great Expectations: Marriage and Divorce in Post-Victorian America 2009, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226511702

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Great Expectations: Marriage and Divorce in Post-Victorian America 1980, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226511665

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