HISTORY OF PRIVATE LIFE
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A History of Private Life, Volume II: Revelations of the Medieval World

Edited by Georges Duby

Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

Series edited by Phillippe Ariès

Georges Duby

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$59.50 • £47.95 • €53.50

ISBN 9780674400016

Publication Date: 03/15/1993

Short

688 pages

16 color illustrations, 427 halftones, 20 line illustrations

Belknap Press

History of Private Life

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  • Preface [Georges Duby]
  • 1. Introduction [Georges Duby]
    • Private Power, Public Power
  • 2. Portraits [Georges Duby, Dominique Barthélemy, and Charles de La Roncière]
    • The Aristocratic Households of Feudal France
    • Communal Living
    • Kinship
    • Tuscan Notables on the Eve of the Renaissance
  • 3. Imagining the Self [Danielle Régnier-Bohler]
    • Exploring Literature
  • 4. The Use of Private Space [Dominique Barthélemy and Philippe Contamine]
    • Civilizing the Fortress: Eleventh to Thirteenth Century
    • Peasant Hearth to Papal Palace: The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries
  • 5. The Emergence of the Individual [Georges Duby and Philippe Braunstein]
    • Solitude: Eleventh to Thirteenth Century
    • Toward Intimacy: The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries
  • Bibliography
  • Credits
  • Index

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