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Marriage, a History

by- Stephanie Coontz


Marriage, a History (2005) traces the origins of the practise of marriage from the Stone Age to the current crisis.

Stephanie Coontz is a writer, social historian, and Evergreen State College professor. She is also the Council on Contemporary Families' Director of Research and Public Education, and she has written many books on family problems and gender, including The Way We Never Were.
  • Individuals with a background in social culture and women's studies
  • Couples contemplating marriage
  • Supporters of "traditional" marriage