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    • Making Marriage Work

    • A History of Marriage and Divorce in the Twentieth Century United States
    • By: Kristin Celello
    • Narrated by: Tamara Marston
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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    By the end of World War I, the skyrocketing divorce rate in the United States had generated a deep-seated anxiety about marriage. This fear drove middle-class couples to seek advice, both professional and popular, in order to strengthen their relationships. In Making Marriage Work, historian Kristin Celello offers an insightful and wide-ranging account of marriage and divorce in America in the 20th century, focusing on the development of the idea of marriage as "work."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderfully Provocative

    • By Susie on 10-24-13

    Regular price: $19.95