By Sarah M. S. Pearsall
The extra lucky people who hence came upon themselves "all at sea" have been in a position to use relations letters, with attendant emphases on familiarity, sensibility, and credits, for you to stay attached in instances and areas of substantial disconnection. Portraying the kinfolk as a unified, affectionate, and satisfied entity in such letters supplied a way of surmounting issues approximately societies fractured via actual distance, international wars, and lengthening social stratification. it could actually additionally offer social and monetary leverage to person women and men in definite conditions.
Sarah Pearsall explores the lives and letters of those households, revealing the occasionally surprising tales of these divided via sea. Ranging around the Anglophone Atlantic, together with mainland American colonies and states, Britain, and the British Caribbean, Pearsall argues that it was once this increasing Atlantic world-much greater than the yank Revolution-that reshaped modern beliefs approximately households, up to households themselves reshaped the transatlantic world.
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Atlantic Families: Lives and Letters in the Later Eighteenth Century by Sarah M. S. Pearsall