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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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$59.50 • £47.95 • €53.50

ISBN 9780674400030

Publication Date: 03/15/1994


744 pages

16 color illustrations, 406 halftones

Belknap Press

History of Private Life


  • Introduction [Michelle Perrot]
  • 1. The Curtain Rises [Lynn Hunt and Catherine Hall]
    • Introduction [Michelle Perrot]
    • The Unstable Boundaries of the French Revolution
    • The Sweet Delights of Home
  • 2. The Actors [Michelle Perrot and Anne Martin-Fugier]
    • Introduction [Michelle Perrot]
    • The Family Triumphant
    • Roles and Characters
    • Bourgeois Rituals
  • 3. Scenes and Places [Michelle Perrot and Roger-Henri Guerrand]
    • At Home
    • Private Spaces
  • 4. Backstage [Alain Corbin]
    • Introduction [Michelle Perrot]
    • The Secret of the Individual
    • Intimate Relations
    • Cries and Whispers
  • Conclusion [Michelle Perrot]
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Credits
  • Index

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