A History of Private Life: Riddles of identity in modern times

A History of Private Life: Riddles of identity in modern times

Author: Philippe Ariès,Antoine Prost,Gérard Vincent,Georges Duby

Publisher: Belknap Press

ISBN: 9780674399792

Page: 630

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The final volume in the award-winning series charts the remarkable inner history of our times from the tumult of World War I to the present day, when personal identity was released from its moorings in gender, family, social class, religion, politics, and nationality. "A fascinating glimpse into the distant and exotic past".--Los Angeles Times. 230 halftones, 2 tables.
Categories: History

Science and Technology in Modern European Life

Science and Technology in Modern European Life

Author: Guillaume P. de Syon

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 031308081X

Page: 236

View: 4227

The last two centuries have seen unprecedented change in the everyday lives of Europeans. From the Napoleonic Wars to the end of the Cold War, from the Industrial Revolution to the Computer Revolution, many of these changes were greatly influenced by the scientific and technological advances that took place during that period. This volume in the Daily Life Through History series examines how science and technology impacted the everyday life of modern Europeans in all aspects from of their lives. Science and Technology in Modern European Life shows how science and technology influenced every aspect of daily life: • Transportation: From horse and carriage to the iron horse (the locomotive) and the horseless carriage • Communication: The expansion of mass culture from the advent of the newspaper and the picture postcard to the development of the internet • War and Imperialism: How European technology enabled the colonization of much of the rest of the world, and how the changes in war technology forever altered how war is carried out • The Home: The great changes of household technology, and how these changes altered the relationship between men and women
Categories: Science

Exile and Identity

Polish Women in the Soviet Union During World War II

Exile and Identity

Author: Katherine R. Jolluck

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pre

ISBN: 0822970678

Page: 384

View: 1881

Katherine Jolluck tells the story of thousands of Polish women exiled to the Soviet Union in 1939-41, and examines the ways in which their efforts to maintain their identities as respectable women and patriotic Poles helped them survive.
Categories: History

Choice

Publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a Division of the American Library Association

Choice

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Page: N.A

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Categories: Academic libraries

Public Library Core Collection

A Selection Guide to Reference Books and Adult Nonfiction. Nonfiction

Public Library Core Collection

Author: John Greenfieldt,Patrice Bartell

Publisher: Hw Wilson Co

ISBN: 9780824210946

Page: 1856

View: 994

Categories: Public libraries

Appropriating Space

Ideology and Identity in the Cultural Landscape of Estonia

Appropriating Space

Author: Marie Alice L'Heureux

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Page: 614

View: 1800

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