A History of Private Life: Passions of the Renaissance

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Harvard University Press, Sep 1, 1993 - History - 645 pages
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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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Contents

Introduction by Philippe Aries i
13
Forms of Privatization by Jacques Revel Orest Ranum
161
Trajectories
397
Notes
615
Bibliography
629
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About the author (1993)

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

Arthur Goldhammer is the translator for numerous books including Neoconservatism: The Biography of a Movement, Algerian Chronicles, The Society of Equals, and Capital in the Twenty-First Century. He received the French-American Translation Prize in 1990 for his translation of A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution.

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