A History of Private Life, Volume IV: From the Fires of Revolution to the Great War / Edition 1

A History of Private Life, Volume IV: From the Fires of Revolution to the Great War / Edition 1

by Phillippe Ariès
     
 

The 19th century was the golden age of private life, a time when supreme individual and existential values emerged. The fourth book in this popular series, written for the cultivated reader, chronicles this development from the tumult of the French Revolution to the outbreak of World War I. See more details below

Overview

The 19th century was the golden age of private life, a time when supreme individual and existential values emerged. The fourth book in this popular series, written for the cultivated reader, chronicles this development from the tumult of the French Revolution to the outbreak of World War I.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674400030
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1994
Series:
History of Private Life Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
744
Product dimensions:
6.97(w) x 8.97(h) x 1.52(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
by Michelle Perrot

1. The Curtain Rises
by Lynn Hunt, Catherine Hall

Introduction
by Michelle Perrot

The Unstable Boundaries of the French Revolution

The Sweet Delights of Home

2. The Actors
by Michelle Perrot, Anne Martin-Fugier

Introduction
by Michelle Perrot

The Family Triumphant

Roles and Characters

Bourgeois Rituals

3. Scenes and Places
by Michelle Perrot, Roger-Henri Guerrand

At Home

Private Spaces

4. Backstage
by Alain Corbin

Introduction
by Michelle Perrot

The Secret of the Individual

Intimate Relations

Cries and Whispers

Conclusion
by Michelle Perrot

Notes

Bibliography

Credits

Index

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