Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a socially or ritually recognized
union or legal .... In The History of Human Marriage (1922), Edvard Westermarck
defined marriage as "a more or l...
Jun 26, 2013 ... Though marriage is now seen as love between equals, throughout history it has
had a radically different definition.
So rapidly did the theory win favour that in 1891 it was, according to Westermarck
, "treated by many writers as a demonstrated truth" (History of Human Marriage, ...
A Brief History of Marriage. The union of a man and a woman, recognised by
authority or ceremony, is as old as civilization itself and marriage of some kind is
Mar 14, 2012 ... The Anglo-Saxons saw marriage as a strategic tool to establish diplomatic and
trade ties, says Stephanie Coontz, author of Marriage, A History: ...
Jun 1, 2012 ... Since the ancient world, marriage has evolved from a preservation of ... up their
hands," said Steven Mintz, a history professor at Columbia ...
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white, puffy dress. Eternal love. A joint tax return. Marriage ...
But only rarely in history has love been seen as the main reason for getting
married. When someone did advocate such a strange belief, it was no laughing ...
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without them, ... When considered in the light of history, "traditional marriage"—
the purportedly time-honored institution some argue is in crisis thanks to rising