English Family Life, 1576-1716

English Family Life, 1576-1716 An Anthology from Diaries

Hardback (08 Dec 1988)

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Synopsis

Intimate and revealing, the private diaries in this anthology give us a glimpse into the daily life of a bygone age.;Ranging over a crucial 150 year period, the author has collected passages from more than 40 diarists. Some, like Pepys and Evelyn, are justifiably famous; most are unknown and previously unpublished. Weaving them around the central rites of passage - birth, infancy and childhood, courtship, marriage, old age and death - he provides a detailed and human picture of domestic life in early modern England.

Book information

ISBN: 9780631148524
Publisher: B. Blackwell
Imprint: Wiley Blackwell
Pub date:
DEWEY: 306.850942
DEWEY edition: 19
Language: English
Number of pages: 269
Weight: -1g