A History of Private Life, Volume II: Revelations of the Medieval World / Edition 1

A History of Private Life, Volume II: Revelations of the Medieval World / Edition 1

by Phillippe Ariès
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674400011

ISBN-13: 9780674400016

Pub. Date: 03/28/1993

Publisher: Harvard

The second volume of A History of Private Life is a treasure trove of rich and colorful detail culled from an astounding variety of sources. This absorbing "secret epic" constructs a vivid picture of peasant and patrician life in the eleventh to fifteenth centuries.  See more details below

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The second volume of A History of Private Life is a treasure trove of rich and colorful detail culled from an astounding variety of sources. This absorbing "secret epic" constructs a vivid picture of peasant and patrician life in the eleventh to fifteenth centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674400016
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
03/28/1993
Series:
History of Private Life Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x (h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
by Georges Duby

1. Introduction
by Georges Duby

Private Power, Public Power

2. Portraits
by Georges Duby, Dominique Barthélemy, Charles de La Roncière

The Aristocratic Households of Feudal France

Communal Living

Kinship

Tuscan Notables on the Eve of the Renaissance

3. Imagining the Self
by Danielle Régnier-Bohler

Exploring Literature

4. The Use of Private Space
by Dominique Barthélemy, Philippe Contamine

Civilizing the Fortress: Eleventh to Thirteenth Century

Peasant Hearth to Papal Palace: The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries

5. The Emergence of the Individual
by Georges Duby, Philippe Braunstein

Solitude: Eleventh to Thirteenth Century

Toward Intimacy: The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries

Bibliography

Credits

Index

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