A History of private life. IV.: Passions of the Renaissance, Volume 3

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Belknap., 1989 - History - 650 pages
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I found the chapters on Rome enlightening and fascinating. This book brings home the brutality of daily Roman life, especially with its descriptions of abandoned infants left to die by the side of the ... Read full review

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I find this book, not very easy to read as a continuous narrative. It's a good source for essays and lectures. I'm not particularly in tune with 20th Century French Social history. Some good diagrams and architectural drawings. Read full review


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