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Romancing the Honeymoon
Consummating Marriage in Modern Society



July 1999 | 248 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Revealing that the honeymoon is more a product of a socially constructed view of romantic love than of the relationship of the individuals concerned, this book takes a multidisciplinary perspective, presenting a discussion of the cultural significance of the honeymoon.
 
Public or Private Expectations?
 
Changes in the Family and the Honeymoon
 
The History of the Honeymoon
 
The Myth of the Exotic
 
Searching for the Self in the Honeymoon
 
Honeymoon Itineraries
 
Theme Park Paradise
 
Great Expectations
 
Variations on the Theme
 
Romancing the Ritual

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