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Making Marriage Work: A History of Marriage…

Making Marriage Work: A History of Marriage and Divorce in the… (edition 2012)

by Kristin Celello

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By the end of World War I, the skyrocketing divorce rate in the United States had generated a deep-seated anxiety about marriage. This fear drove middle-class couples to seek advice, both professional and popular, in order to strengthen their relationships. In Making Marriage Work, historian Kristin Celello offers an insightful and wide-ranging account of marriage and divorce in America in the twentieth century, focusing on the development of the idea of marriage as ""work.""Examining the marriage counseling profession, advice columns in women's magazines, movies, and television… (more)
Title:Making Marriage Work: A History of Marriage and Divorce in the Twentieth-Century United States
Authors:Kristin Celello
Info:The University of North Carolina Press (2012), Edition: 1, Paperback, 248 pages
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Making Marriage Work: A History of Marriage and Divorce in the Twentieth-Century United States by Kristin Celello

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