Properties of Blood: Outline of Volumes I and II

Properties of Blood, Volume I:  Love and Hate


Chapter One:  Exiled Children of Eve

Chapter Two:  Love and Hate

Chapter Three:  The Disappearing Individual

Chapter Four: Friends

Chapter Five:  Revenge

Chapter Six:  Defending Honor

Chapter Seven: Dueling for Honor

Chapter Eight: Kith and Kin

Chapter Nine:  Spouses and Heirs

Chapter Ten:   Demands of Blood


Volume II:  Marriage and Children

Chapter One:  Defining Marriage

Chapter Three: Spouses, Rights and Duties

Chapter Three:  The Rights of Parents

Chapter Four:  The Duties of Children

Chapter Five:  Matters of Life and Death

[Several of these chapters will be in two parts]

Volume Three is devoted to the Household, Property, and the Commonwealth


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Thomas Fleming

Thomas Fleming is president of the Fleming Foundation. He is the author of six books, including The Morality of Everyday Life and The Politics of Human Nature, as well as many articles and columns for newspapers, magazines,and learned journals. He holds a Ph.D. in Classics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a B.A. in Greek from the College of Charleston. He served as editor of Chronicles: a Magazine of American Culture from 1984 to 2015 and president of The Rockford Institute from 1997-2014. In a previous life he taught classics at several colleges and served as a school headmaster in South Carolina

5 Responses

  1. Bagby says:

    I look forward to printing this out and having it bound with a spiral bond at Staples. I enjoy this sort of reading better on paper.

  2. Avatar photo Thomas Fleming says:

    Remember, this will be published as a book.

  3. Bagby says:

    I am very happy to hear it!

  4. Stephen Charles says:

    If I may make a suggestion, what about a chapter on siblings?

  5. Avatar photo Thomas Fleming says:

    Good idea, but it would have to come in the next volume on the family.