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History of Private Life #03: Histoire de La Vie Privee, Vol. 3, de La Renaissance Aux Lumieres / Ieres

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Synopsis:

Readers interested in history, and in the development of the modern sensibility, will relish this large-scale yet intimately detailed examination of the blossoming of the ordinary and extraordinary people of the Renaissance and the Enlightenment. This third in the popular five-volume series celebrates the emergence of individualism and the manifestations of a burgeoning self-consciousness over three centuries.

About the Author

Georges Duby, a member of the Académie Française, is Professor of Medieval History at the Collège de France.Arthur Goldhammer received the French-American Translation Prize in 1990 for his translation of A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution.

Table of Contents

Introduction
by Philippe Ariès

1. Figures of Modernity
by Yves Castan, Fran&ccdeil;ois Lebrun, Roger Chartier


Introduction
by Roger Chartier

Politics and Private Life

The Two Reformations: Communal Devotion and Personal Piety

The Practical Impact of Writing

2. Forms of Privatization
by Jacques Revel, Orest Ranum, Jean-Louis Flandrin, Jacques Gélis, Madelaine Foisil, Jean Marie Goulemot


Introduction
by Roger Chartier

The Uses of Civility

The Refuges of Intimacy

Distinction through Taste

The Child: From Anonymity to Individuality

The Literature of Intimacy

Literary Practices: Publicizing the Private

3. Community, State, and Family: Trajectories and Tensions
by Nicole Castan, Maurice Aymard, Alain Collomp, Daniel Fabre, Arlette Farge


Introduction
by Roger Chartier

The Public and the Private

Friends and Neighbors

Families: Habitations and Cohabitations

Families: Privacy versus Custom

The Honor and Secrecy of Families

Epilogue
by Roger Chartier

Notes

Bibliography

Credits

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674400023
Editor:
Duby, Georges
Editor:
Aries, Philippe
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Aries, Philippe
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Arihs, Phillippe
Author:
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Author:
Chartier, Roger
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Goldhammer, Arthur
Editor:
Arihs, Phillippe
Publisher:
Belknap Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
History
Subject:
World
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Renaissance
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Family -- History.
Subject:
Civilization -- History.
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
History - Renaissance
Subject:
Reference - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
A History of Private Life
Series Volume:
03
Publication Date:
May 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 color illustrations, 426 halftones
Pages:
655
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in 37 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Readers interested in history, and in the development of the modern sensibility, will relish this large-scale yet intimately detailed examination of the blossoming of the ordinary and extraordinary people of the Renaissance and the Enlightenment. This third in the popular five-volume series celebrates the emergence of individualism and the manifestations of a burgeoning self-consciousness over three centuries.
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