The family life of bachelors: the single Spanish naval officers (1730-1900)

@article{OrtegadelCerro2020TheFL,
  title={The family life of bachelors: the single Spanish naval officers (1730-1900)},
  author={Pablo Ortega-del-Cerro},
  journal={The History of the Family},
  year={2020},
  volume={25},
  pages={153 - 176}
}
ABSTRACT Family has traditionally been understood in terms of marriage, which represents the continuity and reproduction of kin. However, this premise has tended to underrepresent the value of an essential element of families and society: single men and women, far from being secondary actors, played essential roles for the welfare, protection, support and union of other relatives. Indeed, the family experience of these individuals provides a different point of view from which to observe… Expand

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