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

book cover, History of Private Life

Roger Chartier


Belknap Press of Harvard University Press

Readers intersted in history, and in development of the modern sensibility, should 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 popular five-volume series celebrates the emergence of individualism and the manifestatioons of a burgeoning self-consciousness over three centuries.