The American Family by David Peterson Del Mar
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ISBN
9780230337459
Date Released
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Paperback
Pages
211
Dimensions
153 x 235 x 13mm

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"This book traces the movement from mutualism to individualism in the context of American family life. Throughout American history, families survived or even flourished during colonization, the Revolution, slavery, the industrial revolution, immigration,and economic upheaval because reliance on others was patently necessary. But in the past century, unprecedented prosperity both freed Americans from mutual dependence and created a culture devoted to the pursuit of pleasure and individual fulfilment. This shift from obligation to freedom has turned the maintenance of durable, rewarding families into a countercultural act, one that requires a conscious decision to qualify the American commitment to freedom"--
ISBN:
9780230337459
Publication Date:
15 / 10 / 2011
Pages:
211
Dimensions:
153 x 235 x 13mm

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