Current affiliation: Oxford Brookes UniversitySubject speciality: HistoryPrimary location: United Kingdom
Published in:The History of the FamilyPublication date:2012-08-01
This article explores the demands on fathers in the Georgian period to be tender and indulgent towards their children, but also discipline them.
Published in:Women s History ReviewPublication date:2013-04-15
Published in:The Journal of Legal HistoryPublication date:2011-08-01
Published in:The History of the FamilyPublication date:2013-08-01
This article argues that people defined as cruel a wide variety of husbands' acts against their wives from the early modern period onwards.
Published in:Social HistoryPublication date:2013-11-01
Published in:Not availablePublication date:2012-04-05
Published in:Not availablePublication date:2003-01-01
Marriage and Marriage Breakdown in England, 1660–1800
Published in:What is Masculinity?Publication date:Not available
This chapter explains why it is useful to use the concept of masculinity to explore fatherhood and how it changed over time.
Published in:Unquiet LivesPublication date:Not available
Published in:Parenting in England 1760-1830Emotion, Identity, and GenerationPublication date:2012-04-05
Published in:Journal of Women s HistoryPublication date:2007-01-01
Published in:Historical ResearchPublication date:2001-11-01
Published in:Social HistoryPublication date:2009-08-01
Published in:The Family in Early Modern EnglandPublication date:Not available
Published in:HistoryPublication date:2010-06-24
‘A VERY SENSIBLE MAN’
This article explains the main features of fatherhood in the Georgian era. It reveals that fathers were encouraged to be loving and tender towards ...
Published in:Continuity and ChangePublication date:2002-12-01
Published in:Family & Community HistoryPublication date:2010-05-01
This article uses the letters that paupers wrote to their settlement parish when seeking relief to explore how parents talked about supporting and ...
Published in:Continuity and ChangePublication date:2013-04-23
Published in:Continuity and ChangePublication date:2004-05-01
Published in:Social HistoryPublication date:2006-08-01
Published in:Continuity and ChangePublication date:2008-08-01
Published in:Continuity and ChangePublication date:2004-08-01
Published in:Journal for Eighteenth-Century StudiesPublication date:2012-05-24
Published in:Continuity and ChangePublication date:2006-08-01
Published in:History CompassPublication date:2014-06-01
History of British Parenting
This article offers an accessible overview of the scholarship on the history of parents in England and suggests some new directions for research.
Published in:Cohabitation and Non-Marital Births in England and Wales, 1600-2012Publication date:Not available
This chapter shows that cohabitation between unmarried couples could occur even though society and the Church disapproved. It suggests that if a ma...
Published in:Journal of Family HistoryPublication date:2010-07-01
This article examines Georgian autobiographers' memories of their parents, which offer insights into attitudes toward family, indicate the emotiona...
Published in:Journal for Maritime ResearchPublication date:2015-07-03
My article explores how ideas about masculinity shaped depictions of ordinary sailors in the century between 1760 and 1860.
Published in:Transactions of the Royal Historical SocietyPublication date:2016-09-29
This article explores the ways in which men's bodies were used to evaluate manliness and manly qualities in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.