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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 5: Early Family Values

Slide 5: Early Family Values

One of the earliest family units on record were buried together about 4,600 years ago in what is now Eulau, Germany. This mother, father and two children belonged to what is called the Corded Ware Culture, which dates from the Copper Age. The family died a violent death—their skulls were crushed and their forearms exhibited defense wounds. However, the family was buried carefully, indicating that survivors of their community had laid them to rest. Speaking of the 2005 discovery, archaeologist Wolfgang Haak said, “By establishing the genetic links between the two adults and two children buried together in one grave, we have established the presence of the classic nuclear family in a prehistoric context in Central Europe.”