Introduction: The Public Life of Friendship

  • Jennifer WilkinsonEmail author
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life book series (PSFL)


The claim that friendship has a larger and more public significance beyond what it means for individuals is at the heart of this book. For over three centuries, scholars have described friendship as a private and individual relationship.


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  1. 1.University of SydneySydneyAustralia

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