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Encyclopedia of European Social History from 1350 to 2000


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Encyclopedia of European Social History from 1350 to 2000 by Peter N. Stearns

"Encyclopedia of European social history from 1350 to 2000, 6v"
Charles Scribner's Sons | ISBN / ASIN: 0684805820 | 3000 pages | PDF | 23 Mb

The Encyclopedia of European Social History covers all aspects of European social history from the Renaissance to the present. This six-volume reference includes more than 230 articles, ranging from 5,000 to 10,000 words, on everything from serfdom and the economy, to witchcraft and public health. Some of the thematically-arranged articles include:
Honor and Shame
Prostitution
Schools and Schooling
The World Economy and Colonial Expansion
Clothing and Fashion
Spinsters and Bachelors
Travel and Tourism
The World Wars and the Depression
Birth, Contraception and Abortion
The European Marriage Pattern
Communications, the Media and Propaganda
Ethnicity and National Identity
Church and Society
Fairs and Markets
The Deaf, the Blind and the Retarded
Rural Revolts
The Aristocracy and Gentry
The Welfare State

This reference provides a survey of hundreds of topics. Included are more than 700 photographs, drawings and maps. The sixth volume also includes biographies of prominent European figures and a comprehensive index.

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