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By Elizabeth Abbott

ISBN-10: 1609800850

ISBN-13: 9781609800857

What does the "tradition of marriage" particularly seem like? In A historical past of Marriage, Elizabeth Abbott paints a frequently dazzling photograph of this so much public, but so much intimate, establishment. Ritual of romance, or social legal responsibility? everlasting bliss, or cult of domesticity? Abbott unearths a fancy culture that comes with same-sex unions, prepared marriages, dowries, self-marriages, and baby brides. Marriage--in all its loving, unloving, decadent, and impoverished manifestations--is printed the following via Abbott's infectious interest.

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8I9 Bhiidrap. 859 An. D. 1894, Gregorian style. 21 explanation THE AUXILIARY TABLES § 24. V ARA or WEEKDAY. D. Section B of the first auxiliary Table offers a simple means of ascertaining the weekday without reducing the result to European date. g. Y. exp. 4995· Here the number 239 stands for day No. Y. exp. 4995. D. I894; and perpetual calendars showing the weekday for any given date of the Christian calendar are to be had in abundance. But, if we do not need the European equivalent of the date, we can ascertain the weekday straight away in the following manner: Section B, left hand part, gives for the argument 49 ...

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