Paternal power: the pleasures and perils of ‘indulgent’ fathering in Britain in the long eighteenth century

Joanne Bailey
  • The History of the Family, August 2012, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/1081602x.2012.658262

Paternal power

What is it about?

This article explores the demands on fathers in the Georgian period to be tender and indulgent towards their children, but also discipline them.

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