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By Naomi Tadmor

This e-book matters the historical past of the kin in eighteenth-century England. Tadmor offers a brand new interpretation of options of family, relations and kinship via her research of up to date language (in diaries, behavior treatises, novels by means of Richardson and Haywood, and different sources). She emphasizes the significance of the loved ones in developing notions of the family members, and indicates how ties of ''friendship'' shaped very important social, monetary and political networks. Her publication makes a considerable contribution to eighteenth-century heritage, and may be of worth to all historians and literary students of the interval.

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46. À— Material interests in marriage and parent–child relationships were especially seen as opposed to ‘domesticity’ and ‘romantic love’. See H. Medick and D. W. Sabean, Interest and Emotion: Essays on the Study of Family and Kinship (Cambridge, 1984). The importance of combining aVection with familial and material interests in the choice of marriage partners is stressed in Ingram, Church Courts, Sex and Marriage in England, esp. pp. 134–42. û Finally, the contractual, instrumental, or occupational nature of the household-family relationships should not be taken to imply that ties of blood and marriage were of little signiWcance.

The answers can be found by examining the context of each utterance. When Thomas Turner wrote the words of the Wrst example,– he was a œ See the discussion of the sources, Introduction, pp. 11–16. – Thomas Turner, Diary, 22 Apr. 1764, Thomas Turner Papers, Yale University Library. 22 The concept of the household-family childless widower. Both his parents were also dead, and his relatives were living elsewhere. In other words, it is impossible that on this occasion he was referring to anyone from either his nuclear family or his extended family.

170, 225, 229. During its most populated phase, Mr Goodman’s family included a wife, her daughter by a previous marriage, a female ward, and various servants. See, for example, some similar references to families ascribed to males: ‘Please our love to . . Mr Dent’s family . . Doctor Chaytor, Doctor Rudd and Mr Barnett’s families’; ‘Mr Nelson’s family here desires their compliments to you and their uncle’s family’, T. S. Willan, An EighteenthCentury Shopkeeper: Abraham Dent of Kirkby Stephen (Manchester, 1970), Appendix iv, pp.

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