Wife Beating: An American TraditionJournal of Interdisciplinary History (1992)
This article explores the history, social conditions and possible causes of wife beating, chiefly as reported in Oregon during the mid- to late 19th century.
- Wife abuse -- Oregon -- History,
- Wife abuse -- Oregon -- Case studies,
- Marriage -- Oregon -- 19th century,
- Male domination (Social structure)
Publication DateSummer 1992
Citation InformationPeterson del Mar, David. "Wife Beating: An American Tradition." The Journal of Interdisciplinary History 23, no. 1 (1992): 97-118.