ISBN-10:
0813916593
ISBN-13:
2900813916599
Pub. Date:
09/29/1996
Publisher:
University of Virginia Press
Lost Worlds: How Our European Ancestors Coped with Everyday Life and Why Life Is So Hard Today / Edition 1

Lost Worlds: How Our European Ancestors Coped with Everyday Life and Why Life Is So Hard Today / Edition 1

by Arthur E. Imhof

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Lost Worlds: How Our European Ancestors Coped with Everyday Life and Why Life Is So Hard Today / Edition 1

Publication of Lost Worlds introduces to English-speaking readers one of the most original and engaging historians in Germany today. Known for his work in historical demography, Arthur E. Imhof here branches out into folklore, religion, anthropology, psychology, and the history of art. Rooted in Imhof's belief that we need stability and values that transcend the individual, Lost Worlds inspires us to examine our own ways of seeing the world.

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ISBN-13: 2900813916599
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Publication date: 09/29/1996
Series: Studies in Early Modern German History Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 199
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Arthur E. Imhof is Professor of Historical Demography and Social History at the Friedrich-Meinecke-Institute, the Free University of Berlin, and has published a number of widely praised books in German. Thomas Robisheaux is Associate Professor of History at Duke University. He is the author of Rural Society and the Quest for Order in Early Modern Germany.

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