The final volume in the award-winning series charts the remarkable inner history of our times from the tumult of World War I to the present day, when personal identity was released from its moorings in gender, family, social class, religion, politics, and nationality. "A fascinating glimpse into the distant and exotic past".--Los Angeles Times. 230 halftones, 2 tables.
Includes bibliographical references: (p. 595-615) and index.
Georges Duby, a member of the Académie Française, is Professor of Medieval History at the <>Collège de France.Arthur Goldhammerreceived the French-American Translation Prize in 1990 for his translation of A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution.
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