A History of Private Life, Volume V: Riddles of Identity in Modern Times

A History of Private Life, Volume V: Riddles of Identity in Modern Times

by Phillippe Ariès
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674400046

ISBN-13: 9780674400047

Pub. Date: 07/28/1998

Publisher: Harvard University Press

All the mystery, earthiness and romance of the Middle Ages are captured in this panorama of everyday life. The evolving concepts of intimacy are explored--from the semi-obscure eleventh century through the first stirrings of the Renaissance world in the fifteenth century. Color and black-and-white illustrations.  See more details below

Overview

All the mystery, earthiness and romance of the Middle Ages are captured in this panorama of everyday life. The evolving concepts of intimacy are explored--from the semi-obscure eleventh century through the first stirrings of the Renaissance world in the fifteenth century. Color and black-and-white illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674400047
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Series:
History of Private Life Series, #5
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
6.99(w) x 8.97(h) x 1.36(d)

Table of Contents

1. Public and Private Spheres in France
by Antoine Prost

Introduction

Changing Workers and Workplaces

The Family and the Individual

The Transition from Neighborhood to Metropolis

2. A History of Secrets?
by Gérard Vincent

The Secrets of History and the Riddle of Identity

Family Secrets

The Body and the Enigma of Sex

3. Cultural Diversity in France
by Gérard Vincent, Perrine Simon-Nahum, Rémi Leveau, Dominique Schnapper

Catholics: Imagination and Sin

Communism as a Way of Life

French Judaism

The Role of Immigrants

4. Nations of Families
by Kristina Orfali, Chiara Saraceno, Ingeborg Weber-Kellerman, Elaine Tyler May

The Rise and Fall of the Swedish Model

The Italian Family: Paradoxes of Privacy
Translated by Raymond Rosenthal

The German Family between Private Life and Politics
Translated and Edited by Mary Jo Maynes and Michele Mouton

Myths and Realities of the American Family

Notes

Bibliography

Credits

Index

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