Modern Love: Personal Relationships in Twentieth-Century Britain

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Private life has altered beyond all recognition during the past one hundred years. Britain in 1900 was emerging from a Victorian era in which prudery, patriarchal authority, and pettifogging rules of etiquette were widely perceived to have circumscribed relations between men and women. The twentieth century witnessed a reaction against this system of separate spheres spearheaded by reformers eager that the sexes become each other's equals and intimates. Modern Love traces the trajectory of this new model of personal ...

Modern Love: Personal Relationships in Twentieth-Century Britain 2006, University of Delaware Press

ISBN-13: 9780874139150

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