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A History of the Family: Remote Worlds and Ancient Worlds / Edition 1
     

A History of the Family: Remote Worlds and Ancient Worlds / Edition 1

by Andre Burguiere
 

ISBN-10: 0745606342

ISBN-13: 9780745606347

Pub. Date: 05/09/1996

Publisher: Wiley

This is an illustrated, two-volume work examining the history of the family from prehistory to the present day, moving from Egypt and the Pharaohs to contemporary Europe, from ancient China to post-colonial Africa.

Overview

This is an illustrated, two-volume work examining the history of the family from prehistory to the present day, moving from Egypt and the Pharaohs to contemporary Europe, from ancient China to post-colonial Africa.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745606347
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/09/1996
Pages:
713
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.43(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction: Claude Levi-Strauss.

An Anthropological Perspective on Kinship and the Family: Francoise Zonabend.

I. Antiquity.

1. Prehistory of the Family: Claude Masset.

2. From Sumer to Babylon: Families as Landowners and Families as Rulers: Jean-Jacques Glassner.

3. The Survival of the Family Name and the Pharaonic Order: Annie Forgeau.

4. The Desire for Transcendence: the Hebrew Family Model and Jewish Family Practices: Frank Alvarez-Pereyre and Florence Heymann.

5. The Family in Ancient Athens (5th-4th Century BC): Giulia Sissa.

6. Fathers as Citizens of Rome, Rome as a City of Fathers (2nd century BC - 2nd century AD): Yan Thomas.

7. The Family Under the Roman Empire: Signs and Gestures: Aline Rouselle.

II. Medieval Times.

Introduction: Georges Duby.

8. Barbarian Europe: Pierre Guichard and Jean-Pierre Cuvillier.

9. The Carolingian Moment (8th-10th Century): Pierre Toubert.

10. The Feudal Era (11th-13th Century): Robert Fossier.

11. Europe: Town and Country (13th-15th Century): Henri Bresc.

12. Families and Kinships in Byzantium: Evelyne Patlagean.

III. Distant Times.

13. China: the Family as a Relay of Government: Michel Cartier.

14. Japan: a Household Society: Patrick Beillevaire.

15. The World Order and the Family Institution in India: Roland Lardinois.

16. The Family in Arab Islam: Thierry Bianquis.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.

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