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

1993
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.