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Time, Family and Community: Perspectives on Family and Community History

Time, Family and Community: Perspectives on Family and Community History

Michael Drake (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-631-19237-4

Mar 1994, Wiley-Blackwell

320 pages

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This new reader contains a broad range of authoritative articles, including some newly commissioned pieces, and covers several key facets of family and community history.



Part I: Approaches to the History of Family or Community:.

Recent Research on the History of the Family: Tamara K. Hareven.

Biography, Family History and the Analysis of Social Change: Brian Elliott.

Part II: The Family, Past and Present:.

What is New About the Modern Family?: Michael Anderson.

Do Families Support Each Other More or Less Than in the Past?: Janet Finch.

Theories of Family Development and the Experience of Being Brought Up: Lynn Jamieson.

Women and the Domestic Economy, 1890-1970: The Oral Evidence: Elizabeth Roberts.

Part III: Migration and Movement:.

E. G. Ravenstein and the 'Laws of Migration' : D. B. Grigg.

Historians and Immigration: Colin Holmes.

Migration and the Social History of Modern Europe: James H. Jackson, Jr and Leslie Page Moch.

Part IV: A Sense of Community:.

'Community' and the Social Geography of Victorian Cities: Richard Dennis and Stephen Daniels.

Natives and Incomers: The Symbolism of Belonging in Muker Parish, North Yorkshire: Scott K. Phillips.

Avoiding the Ghetto: Pakistani Migrants and Settlement Shifts in Manchester: Phina Werbner.

Community and Nation in the Past: Perception and Reality: Dennis Mills.


Recommended Reading List.


* Open University set text.
* Includes both newly commissioned pieces and classic articles in the field.
* Features further reading suggestions for each chapter and a glossary of key terms.