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A brief history of divorce - Rod Phillips


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Formally or informally, human societies across place and time have made rules to bind and dissolve couples. The stakes of who can obtain a divorce, and why, have always been high. Divorce is a battlefield for some of society’s most urgent issues, including the roles of church and state, individual rights, and women’s rights. Rod Phillips digs into the complicated history of divorce.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Rod Phillips
  • Director Chintis Lundgren, Gerta Xhelo
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Sound Designer Draško Ivezić
  • Music Draško Ivezić, Luigi Boccherini
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Elizabeth Cox
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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