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.
A look at the history of marriage and how marriage has evolved through the years
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
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white, puffy dress. Eternal love. A joint tax return. Marriage ...
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 ...
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 ...
This month, historian Stephanie Coontz puts the desire for same-sex marriage
into some intriguing historical perspective. She demonstrates that heterosexual ...
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