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A History of Private Life: Revelations of the Medieval World
A History of Private Life Revelations of the Medieval World
Author: duby, Georges
From Publishers Weekly — People of the Middle Ages were suspicious of solitude. Feudal dwellings were promiscuously crowded, monastery layouts reflected a fear of isolation. Yet, the idea of privacy, linked to an inner life, stubbornly took root. Intimacy found expression in peasant hearths, in orchards where lovers embraced, in noble households ...  more »
ISBN: 229251
Publication Date: 1987
Pages: 650
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Publisher: Belknap
Book Type: Paperback
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