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Incest and Influence

The Private Life of Bourgeois England

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674035898

Publication Date: 10/30/2009


304 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

19 line art


  • Prologue: Darwin’s Marriage
  • Introduction
  • I. A Question of Incest
    • 1. The Romance of Incest and the Love of Cousins
    • 2. The Law of Incest
    • 3. The Science of Incest and Heredity
  • II. Family Concerns
    • 4. The Family Business
    • 5. Wilberforce and the Clapham Sect
    • 6. Difficulties with Siblings
  • III. The Intellectuals
    • 7. The Bourgeois Intellectuals
    • 8. The Bloomsbury Version
  • Coda: The End of the Line
  • Notes
  • Index

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