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The Way We Never Were: American Families& the Nostalgia Trap by Stephanie Coontz 3. 93 avg rating 1, 656 ratings published 1992 14 editions Author Stephanie Coontz teaches history and family studies at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA. She is the author of The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap, The Way We Really Are: Coming to Terms With America's Changing Families, and The Social Origins of Private Life: A History of American Families.

She is the national cochair of the Council on THE WAY WE NEVER WERE: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap User Review Kirkus Placing the American family in its historical, cultural, economic, and philosophic context, Coontz (coed.Women's Work, Men's Property, 1986) identifies the mythsand their sources, functions, and Stephanie Coontz, the director of research at the Council on Contemporary Families, teaches history and family studies at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington.

She is the author of Marriage, a History: From Obedience to Intimacy, or How Love Conquered Marriage and The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap.

The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap [Stephanie Coontz on Amazon. com. FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Often brilliant and invariably provocative. New York Times Book Review Leave It to Beaver was not a documentary May 09, 1998 The Way We Really Are by Stephanie Coontz Report this Page Stephanie Coontz, the author of The Way We Never Were, now turns her attention to the mythology that surrounds today's familythe demonizing of" untraditional" family forms and marriage and parenting issues.

The Way We Never Were examines two centuries of American family life and shatters a series of myths and halftruths that burden modern families. Placing current family dilemmas in the context of farreaching economic, political, and demographic changes, Coontz By Stephanie Coontz. March 29, 2016. Stephanie Coontz is the author of The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap.

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In Marriage, a History, historian and marriage expert Stephanie Coontz takes readers from the marital intrigues of ancient Babylon to the torments of Victorian lovers to demonstrate how recent the idea of marrying for love isand how absurd it would have seemed to most of our ancestors. It was when marriage moved into the emotional sphere in



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