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
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Jan 20, 2014 ... Because while marriage has existed as a central element of life in nearly every
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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: ...
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But only rarely in history has love been seen as the main reason for getting
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Just when the clamor over "traditional" marriage couldn't get any louder, along
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