Breakdown of purchasing a Bride: Buying A felix that is by de Saint

Breakdown of purchasing a Bride: Buying A felix that is by de Saint

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An Engaging History of Mail-Order Matches by Marcia A. Zug, nyc University Press, 2016, 320 pp., $30.00 (fabric)

Trying to fight „simplistic and inaccurate“ (p. 1) conceptions of mail-order brides as helpless, hopeless, and abused victims, Marcia A. Zug uses Buying a Bride: An Engaging History of Mail-Order Matches as being a textual intervention into principal U.S. social narratives, which she contends are tainted with misconceptions and ethical judgements about any of it training. In this text, Zug traces the real history of mail-order brides in the us from 1619 when you look at the Jamestown colony to provide times so that you can deal with the total amount of risk and reward related to mail-order marriages. Pokračovat ve čtení „Breakdown of purchasing a Bride: Buying A felix that is by de Saint“