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By Christine Daniels,Michael V. Kennedy

Over the Threshold is the 1st in-depth paintings to discover the subject of intimate violence within the American colonies and the early Republic. The essays learn household violence in either city and frontier environments, among husbands and better halves, mom and dad and youngsters, and masters and slaves. This compelling assortment places usually held notions approximately intimate violence below strict old scrutiny, frequently generating dazzling results.

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