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The Family in Italy from antiquity to the present / [electronic resource] edited by David I. Kertzer and Richard P. Saller.

Contributor(s): Kertzer, David I, 1948- | Saller, Richard P.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c1991Description: xiii, 399 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0300050372; 9780300050370.Subject(s): Families -- Italy -- History -- Congresses | Families Social life History | Italy | Famille -- Italie -- Histoire -- Congrès | Gezin | Familie | Familie | Geschichte | Aufsatzsammlung | Kongress | ItalienDDC classification: 306.85/0945 Other classification: 15.70 | 71.21 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Historical and anthropological perspectives on Italian family life / Richard P. Saller and David I. Kertzer -- Roman heirship strategies in principle and in practice / Richard P. Saller -- Child rearing in ancient Italy / Peter Garnsey -- The cultural meaning of death : age and gender in the Roman family / Brent Shaw -- Ideals and practicalities in matchmaking in ancient Rome / Susan Treggiari -- The Augustan law on adultery : the social and cultural context / David Cohen -- Constructing kinship in Rome : marriage and divorce, filiation and adoption / Mireille Corbier -- Ideas about procreation and their influence on ancient and medieval views of kinship / Jane Fair Bestor -- Sexuality, marriage, celibacy, and the family in central and northern Italy : Christian legal and moral guides in the early Middle Ages / Michael Sheehan.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-385) and index.

Historical and anthropological perspectives on Italian family life / Richard P. Saller and David I. Kertzer -- Roman heirship strategies in principle and in practice / Richard P. Saller -- Child rearing in ancient Italy / Peter Garnsey -- The cultural meaning of death : age and gender in the Roman family / Brent Shaw -- Ideals and practicalities in matchmaking in ancient Rome / Susan Treggiari -- The Augustan law on adultery : the social and cultural context / David Cohen -- Constructing kinship in Rome : marriage and divorce, filiation and adoption / Mireille Corbier -- Ideas about procreation and their influence on ancient and medieval views of kinship / Jane Fair Bestor -- Sexuality, marriage, celibacy, and the family in central and northern Italy : Christian legal and moral guides in the early Middle Ages / Michael Sheehan.

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