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Response to Review no. 1

It is very gratifying to respond to Pat Thane’s very positive review of my book because she has raised issues that I considered very important and captured what I intended to be the spirit of the work. My purpose when I embarked on the enterprise reflecte d my own personal predilections as to the kindContinue reading “Response to Review no. 1”

A History of the Family

It is now a decade since these volumes appeared in French and their translation into English, impeccably done, and subsidised by the French Ministry of Culture (would that such an institution existed in Britain) makes available to students and scholars a collection of thirty essays compiled by what looks like a roll call of theContinue reading “A History of the Family”