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Author Ozment, Steven E.

Title When fathers ruled : family life in Reformation Europe / Steven Ozment
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1983


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Description viii, 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Studies in cultural history
Studies in cultural history.
Contents In defense of marriage. Celibacy and marriage ; The liberation of women from cloisters ; Disciplining marriage -- Husbands and wives. The duties of spouses ; The wives of Hermann von Weinsberg ; Divorce and remarriage -- The bearing of children. The world of the expectant mother ; The care of the newborn ; The trials of infancy ; A child's sense of mortality -- The rearing of children. The measure of a child ; Discipline, duty, and love ; The Weinsberg men as fathers ; Sin and mortality ; The faith of our fathers
Analysis Europe Families, 1500-1600
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [181]-182
Subject Children -- Europe -- History.
Families -- Europe -- History.
Husbands -- Europe -- History.
Fathers -- Europe -- History.
Marriage -- Europe -- History.
Reformation -- Europe.
Fathers -- history.
Marriage -- history.
LC no. 83006098
ISBN 0674951204