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How should the medieval family be characterized? Who formed the household and what were the ties of kinship, law, and affection that bound the members together? David Herlihy explores these questions from ancient Greece to the households of fifteenth-century Tuscany, to provide a broad new interpretation of family life. In a series of bold hypotheses, he presents his ideas about the emergence of a distinctive medieval household and its transformation over a thousand years. Ancient societies lacked the concept of the family ...

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Medieval Households: , 1985, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674563759

Hardcover

Medieval Households 1985, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass

ISBN-13: 9780674563766

Paperback