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Author Tadmor, Naomi.
Title Family and friends in eighteenth-century England : household, kinship, and patronage / Naomi Tadmor.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Subject Patronage, Political -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Households -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Friendship -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Kinship -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Families -- England -- 18th century.
England -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Description 1 online resource (x, 312 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 280-302) and index.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; A note on the text; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 The concept of the household-family; 2 The concept of the household-family in novels and conduct treatises; 3 The concept of the lineage-family; 4 The language of kinship; 5 Friends; 6 Political friends; 7 Ideas about friendship and the constructions of friendship in literary texts; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Naomi Tadmor presents a new description of how family structures operated in eighteenth-century England starting from an analysis of contemporary language (in diaries; conduct treatises; novels by Richardson and Haywood; and other sources). Her book will be of great interest to historians and literary scholars of the period.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0511019300 (electronic bk.)
9780511019302 (electronic bk.)
051111835X (electronic bk.)
9780511118357 (electronic bk.)
9780521771474 (hbk.)
0521771471 (hbk.)
9780511496097 (electronic bk.)
0511496095 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 51296877
Additional Format Print version: Tadmor, Naomi. Family and friends in eighteenth-century England. Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2001 0521771471 (DLC) 00020000 (OCoLC)43311663