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A History of Private Life, Volume 5: Riddles of Identity in Modern Times

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Publisher Comments:

Drawing on myriad sources, this second volume in the celebrated series offers new perspectives on women of the past. Twelve renowned historians from many countries examine the image of women in the masculine mind, their social condition, and their daily experiences throughout the Middle Ages. "An important book".--Library Journal.

About the Author

Georges Duby, a member of the Académie Française, is Professor of Medieval History at the Collège de France.

Table of Contents

1. Public and Private Spheres in France
by Antoine Prost


Introduction

Changing Workers and Workplaces

The Family and the Individual

The Transition from Neighborhood to Metropolis

2. A History of Secrets?
by Gérard Vincent


The Secrets of History and the Riddle of Identity

Family Secrets

The Body and the Enigma of Sex

3. Cultural Diversity in France
by Gérard Vincent, Perrine Simon-Nahum, Rémi Leveau, Dominique Schnapper


Catholics: Imagination and Sin

Communism as a Way of Life

French Judaism

The Role of Immigrants

4. Nations of Families
by Kristina Orfali, Chiara Saraceno, Ingeborg Weber-Kellerman, Elaine Tyler May


The Rise and Fall of the Swedish Model

The Italian Family: Paradoxes of Privacy
Translated by Raymond Rosenthal

The German Family between Private Life and Politics
Translated and Edited by Mary Jo Maynes and Michele Mouton

Myths and Realities of the American Family

Notes

Bibliography

Credits

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674400047
Editor:
Perrot, Michelle
Editor:
Vincent, Gerard
Editor:
Perrot, Michelle
Author:
Ari
Author:
Duby, Georges
Author:
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Author:
Phillippe Ari
Author:
Prost, Antoine
Author:
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Author:
Klapisch-Zuber, Christiane
Author:
egrave
Author:
Goldhammer, Arthur
Author:
Aris, Phillippe
Author:
Aries, Phillippe
Author:
s, Phillippe
Author:
Vincent, Gerard
Publisher:
Belknap Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
World
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Family -- History.
Subject:
Civilization -- History.
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Subject:
History, Modern -- 20th century.
Subject:
Reference - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
A History of Private Life
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
July 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
12 color illustrations, 319 halftones
Pages:
656
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in 44 oz

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