HISTORY OF PRIVATE LIFE
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A History of Private Life, Volume IV: From the Fires of Revolution to the Great War

Edited by Michelle Perrot

Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

Series edited by Phillippe Ariès

Georges Duby

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$55.00 • £43.95 • €49.50

ISBN 9780674400030

Publication: March 1994

Short

728 pages

16 color illustrations, 406 halftones

Belknap Press

History of Private Life

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The nineteenth century was the golden age of private life, a time when the tentative self-consciousness of the Renaissance and earlier eras took recognizable form, and the supreme individual, with a political, scientific, and above all existential value, emerged. Volume IV of this award-winning series chronicles this development from the tumult of the French Revolution to the outbreak of World War I—a century and a quarter of rapid, ungovernable change culminating in a conflict that, at a stroke, altered life in the Western world.