By Marilyn Yalom
How did marriage, thought of a non secular responsibility in medieval Europe, develop into a venue for private success in modern the United States? How did the inspiration of romantic love, a novelty within the center a while, develop into a prerequisite for marriage at the present time? And, if the unique function of marriage used to be procreation, what precisely is the aim of marriage for girls now?
Combining "a scholar's rigor and a storyteller's craft"(San Jose Mercury News), exceptional cultural historian Marilyn Yalom charts the evolution of marriage within the Judeo Christian international throughout the centuries and exhibits how significantly our rules approximately marriage have replaced.
For any lady who's, has been, or ever should be married, this intellectually energetic and gripping old research of marriage sheds new mild on an establishment most folk take without any consideration, and that could, actually, be experiencing its so much convulsive upheaval because the Reformation.
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