The Curious History of Dating: From Jane Austen to Tinder

The Curious History of Dating: From Jane Austen to Tinder

'A new approach to romance... The heroines of Regency novels could teach today's young women a trick or two' Sunday Times Dating has never been easy. The road to true love has always been rutted with heartbreak, but do we have it any easier today? How did Victorians 'come out'? How did love blossom in war-torn Europe? And why did 80s video-dating never take off? Bursting wit 'A new approach to romance... The heroines of Regency novels could teach today's young women a trick or two' ...

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Title:The Curious History of Dating: From Jane Austen to Tinder
Author:Nichi Hodgson
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:B01HBL2SIM
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Kindle Edition

The Curious History of Dating: From Jane Austen to Tinder Reviews

  • Dena
    Oct 10, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

  • Elaine
    Apr 22, 2017

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

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  • Lisa
    May 20, 2017

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • Debbie Revell
    Aug 29, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • Kate
    Apr 06, 2017

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

  • Cyndie
    Aug 22, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • Agnieszka
    Feb 07, 2017

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

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  • Magdalena
    Sep 13, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

  • Alice Wass
    Feb 03, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • jenice
    Sep 30, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

  • Richard Butchins
    Jan 29, 2017

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

  • LC
    Feb 16, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

  • Laura VanZant
    Nov 11, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • Rebecca
    May 13, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • Cady
    Apr 01, 2017

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • Mandy
    Sep 27, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • Kristi Sawyer
    Sep 19, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

  • Claudia
    Jun 01, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • Meagan
    Apr 27, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • Sarah Vickers
    Apr 15, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • Shinta Trinovia
    Dec 30, 2017

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • Lisa  Moylett
    Apr 27, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • Harrison Freuck
    May 26, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • gordon
    Aug 31, 2017

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • James Lister
    Jan 13, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • Emily Bishton
    Sep 10, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • Janice Formichella
    Nov 07, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • Prudence Rhodes
    Mar 05, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • Nikolai
    Sep 08, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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  • Cedar
    Jan 04, 2018

    Humorous but lots of editing errors. ...

    I love a good microhistory, but this was just boring and I never felt compelled to pick it back up after a break and keep reading. On to other books. ...

    A fascinating insight into dating/mating rituals in the West (primarily the UK). It's a history book and packed with interesting and revealing detail. The author has a breezy and accessible style and makes the subject both compelling and amusing. This would be a great gift or even a go...

    I really enjoyed this! The POPSugar challenge required me to read a microhistory, and I am glad I chose this one! This gave me a good journey through history in general, looking at social attitudes and leadership, with a specific focus on relationships and dating. It is humorously writ...

    This was an ok read. Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in a...

    Insightful and frightfully amusing. As the author is British, the book has a basis in the culture of her own country. Would love to read similar equivalents of other countries around the world. ...

    very informative, but kind of dull. i wish the author would have added more of their personality into the writing ...

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