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When Fathers Ruled

Family Life in Reformation Europe

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674951211

Publication Date: 10/15/1985


248 pages

6 x 9 inches

10 halftones

Studies in Cultural History


  • I. In Defense of Marriage
    • 1. Celibacy and Marriage
    • 2. The Liberation of Women from Cloisters
    • 3. Disciplining Marriage
  • II. Husbands and Wives
    • 4. The Duties of Spouses
    • 5. The Wives of Hermann von Weinsberg
    • 6. Divorce and Remarriage
  • III. The Bearing of Children
    • 7. The Bearing of Children
    • 8. The World of the Expectant Mother
    • 9. The Care of the Newborn
    • 10. The Trials of Infancy
    • 11. A Child’s Sense of Mortality
  • IV. The Rearing of Children
    • 12. The Measure of a Child
    • 13. Discipline, Duty, and Love
    • 14. The Weinsberg Men as Fathers
    • 15. Sin and Mortality
    • 16. The Faith of Our Fathers
  • Abbreviations
  • Works Frequently Cited
  • Notes
  • Index

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