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Labor of Love

The Invention of Dating

By Moira Weigel
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Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating by Moira Weigel

Labor of Love (2016) is your guide to the history of dating. These blinks walk you through the social, cultural and economic shifts that have shaped modern rituals of courtship and explain the curious fads and fashions of flirtation that have come and gone through the ages.

  • People who love to flirt or are serial daters
  • Students of psychology or the social sciences
  • Anyone who uses Tinder

Moira Weigel is an American writer and PhD candidate at Yale University. Her work has appeared in The New York Times and The Guardian, among other publications.

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