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ERIC Number: EJ363293
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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A Short History of Divorce: Jumping the Broom--And Back Again.
Day, Randal D.; Hook, Daniel
Journal of Divorce, v10 n3-4 p57-73 Spr-Sum 1987
Describes ancient informal marriage ceremonies and informal forms of divorce. Shows how the definition and manner of divorce have changed throughout history and how the control of divorce has moved from personal decision to community policy, to state/church issue, back to local community, and finally back to personal decision. (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
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Language: English
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