A History of Private Life, Volume III: Passions of the Renaissance

A History of Private Life, Volume III: Passions of the Renaissance

by Phillippe Ariès
     
 

ISBN-10: 067440002X

ISBN-13: 9780674400023

Pub. Date: 10/28/1993

Publisher: Harvard

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…  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674400023
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
10/28/1993
Series:
History of Private Life Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
655
Sales rank:
1,045,914
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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

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