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Nonmarital Intimacies

Christine Walker

in Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469658797
eISBN:
9781469655284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469658797.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter Five surveys the varied intimate and nonmarital relationships formed between free and freed people. A comprehensive survey of more than two thousand baptism records demonstrates that Jamaica ... More


Cultural Persistence and the Pill

Kelly Ragan

in Social Economics: Current and Emerging Avenues

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035651
eISBN:
9780262337915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035651.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This paper reviews the literature in economics and related fields on the role of social norms in shaping fertility patterns and demand for contraception. The case of Sweden is discussed in detail ... More


Reproductive Allegories: Family Trees and National Belonging

Sandra Patton-Imani

in Queering Family Trees: Race, Reproductive Justice, and Lesbian Motherhood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479865567
eISBN:
9781479866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479865567.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

I build a framework for exploring conflicting narratives in ethnographic interviews, public policy discussions, and news media, grounded in a critical engagement of allegory. I construct a genealogy ... More


What about the Children?: Genealogies of Illegitimacy and Reproductive Injustice, 1990–2000

Sandra Patton-Imani and Sandra Patton-Imani

in Queering Family Trees: Race, Reproductive Justice, and Lesbian Motherhood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479865567
eISBN:
9781479866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479865567.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

I consider the political context of family-making in the “family values” era of the 1990s. I explore public controversies over the children’s book Heather Has Two Mommies by Leslea Newman (1989) in ... More


George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Lawrence M. Crutcher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This is a biography of George Keats, brother of the poet John Keats and a community leader in Louisville. The book examines how the boys’ troubled childhood in London, orphaned at early ages, linked ... More


February 1909: Tennessee

Elizabeth McCutchen Williams

in Appalachian Travels: The Diary of Olive Dame Campbell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136448
eISBN:
9780813141404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136448.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Campbells undertook an extensive tour, through the mountains of eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina, visiting industrial schools and talking to social workers. After hearing accounts of ... More


Family Origins 1773–1804

Lawrence M. Crutcher

in George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

No documented explanation of the Keats family origins has been discovered. The Jennings ancestry is the more important to the boys, both as a source of funds and also emotional intensity. Both ... More


Separation And Emigration 1818

Lawrence M. Crutcher

in George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

George hears about Morris Birkbeck's colonization scheme in Southern Illinois. Abbey and Charles Dilke favor George's emigration, the former for business and the latter for political reasons. George ... More


Miss Chester,: A Drama in Three Acts

Florence Marryat

in Sensation Drama, 18601880: An Anthology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474439534
eISBN:
9781474465106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439534.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Miss Chesterearns its place by providing many sensational tropes; illegitimacy, mistaken identity, violence and the demi-monde, but also for its most impressive coup de theatrein the voicing of ... More


Bryher’s Family Closet

Susan McCabe

in H. D. & Bryher: An Untold Love Story of Modernism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190621223
eISBN:
9780190621254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190621223.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter traces Bryher’s “illegitimate” roots, vaguer than H.D.’s, in spite of her family’s amassed wealth. Her father, an accounting genius, married Bryher’s mother, Hannah Glover, when he had ... More


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