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All in the Family: A family slide show album from Away We Go to anything goes

Posted June 12, 2009 to photo album "All in the Family: A family slide show album from Away We Go to anything goes"

Slide 1: The Journey Begins
Slide 2: But what is a family?
Slide 3: First Comes Marriage
Slide 4: Family as an evolving idea
Slide 5: Early Family Values
Slide 6: Family as Contract
Slide 7: Family as units of labor
Slide 8: Tragic Love
Slide 10: Family as an evolving idea
Slide 10: The power of “opposite marriage”
Slide 11: The Nuclear Family in the Atomic Age
Slide 12: Learning to be a Parent
Slide 13: A Parent Superiority
Slide 14: Making the Breast of being a Parent
Slide 15: Not Every Mother
Slide 16: Keeping the promise of marriage
Slide 17: Big(amy) Love
Slide 18: The Rules of the Game
Slide 19: Marriage loses momentum
Slide 20: Eight is Enough
Slide 21: Showing off your Family
Slide 22: Family as Adventure
Slide 23: Going it Alone
Slide 24: Every Family Different in its own way
Slide 25: The Family Triangle
Slide 26: All You Need is...
Slide 4: Family as an evolving idea

Slide 4: Family as an evolving idea

Yet concern with the individual’s emotional needs is a relatively   recent historical development. From an evolutionary perspective, families are necessary first and foremost for survival. Of all   mammals, humans take the longest to develop into adults—and   live the longest as adults. Consequently, throughout human   history a family structure, in one form or another, has existed to nurture and protect the   young and to tend to and care for the aged. Above, Charles Knight’s “Neanderthal Flint Workers” (1926) which shows a family at the Le Moustier cave in southern France hangs in the American Museum of Natural History in New York.