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    • Marriage, a History

    • How Love Conquered Marriage
    • By: Stephanie Coontz
    • Narrated by: Callie Beaulieu
    • Length: 15 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Marriage, a History, historian and marriage expert Stephanie Coontz takes listeners from the marital intrigues of ancient Babylon to the torments of Victorian lovers to demonstrate how recent the idea of marrying for love is - and how absurd it would have seemed to most of our ancestors. It was when marriage moved into the emotional sphere in the 19th century, she argues, that it suffered as an institution just as it began to thrive as a personal relationship.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Nuke-you-ler

    • By A. Fritz on 04-27-17

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Do Millennial Men Want Stay-at-Home Wives?

    • By: Stephanie Coontz
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Millennials, generally defined as people born between 1982 and 2000, were supposed to be the generation that forged what has been called “a new national consensus” in favor of gender equality.

    "Do Millennial Men Want Stay-at-Home Wives?" is from the March 31, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Stephanie Coontz and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Generation X and Millennials May Have Found a New Secret to Sexual Happiness

    • By: Stephanie Coontz
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Generation X and Millennials May Have Found a New Secret to Sexual Happiness" is from the August 05, 2016 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Stephanie Coontz and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • A Strange Stirring

    • 'The Feminine Mystique' and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s
    • By: Stephanie Coontz
    • Narrated by: Diane Cardea
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 41
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    Based on exhaustive research and interviews, and challenging both conservative and liberal myths about Friedan, A Strange Stirring brilliantly illuminates how a generation of women came to realize that their dissatisfaction with domestic life didn’t reflect their personal weakness but rather a social and political injustice.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good histroy and well written

    • By Hannah Lasher on 06-18-16

    Regular price: $22.95