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The Opposite Sides of the Tracks

Richard C. Lindberg

in Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646845
eISBN:
9781452945910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646845.003.0003
Subject:
History, Family History

In this chapter, the author, a first-generation Swedish American, reflects on the lives of his maternal grandfather, Richard Stone, and his family as Swedish immigrants in Chicago. Richard, his wife ... More


Wedding Marriage to the Nation-State in Modern China: Legal Consequences for Divorce, Property, and Women’s Rights

Ke Li and Sara L. Friedman

in Domestic Tensions, National Anxieties: Global Perspectives on Marriage, Crisis, and Nation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199856749
eISBN:
9780190497613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856749.003.0009
Subject:
History, Family History, World Modern History

This chapter examines China’s marriage laws of the past century to analyze changing visions of the nation embedded in marital legislation and to identify specific turning points in real or imagined ... More


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