HISTORY OF PRIVATE LIFE
Cover: A History of Private Life, Volume III: Passions of the Renaissance, from Harvard University PressCover: A History of Private Life, Volume III: Passions of the Renaissance in PAPERBACK

A History of Private Life, Volume III: Passions of the Renaissance

Edited by Roger Chartier

Translated by Arthur Goldhammer

Series edited by Phillippe Ariès

Georges Duby

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PAPERBACK

$59.50 • £47.95 • €53.50

ISBN 9780674400023

Publication Date: 10/15/1993

Short

656 pages

16 color illustrations, 426 halftones

Belknap Press

History of Private Life

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Readers interested in history, and in the development of the modern sensibility, will relish this large-scale yet intimately detailed examination of the blossoming of the ordinary and extraordinary people of the Renaissance and the Enlightenment. This third in the popular five-volume series celebrates the emergence of individualism and the manifestations of a burgeoning self-consciousness over three centuries.

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