Grandmotherland: Introduction


Publisher: Karnac Books

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This introductory chapter from Judith Edwards’ 2023 book, Grandmotherland: Exploring the Myths and Realities goes underneath the saccharine ‘norm’, where culture, geography, social ideas and personality all play a part in grandmothering.

Purchase the full version of this book on the Karnac website.

This chapter is used with permission from the publisher. All rights reserved.


On June 14, 2024 Judith Edwards will join the IPI community by Zoom for a special lecture on Grandmotherland.

This event is open to all


cost: $15

time: 1:15pm-2:15pm US ET (GMT -4)

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