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The Greenwood encyclopedia of daily life : a tour through history from ancient times to the present

Author: Joyce E Salisbury
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores ordinary life through time and across the globe.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Encyclopedia
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greenwood encyclopedia of daily life.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004
(OCoLC)681050142
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce E Salisbury
ISBN: 0313325413 9780313325410 0313325421 9780313325427 031332543X 9780313325434 0313325448 9780313325441 0313325456 9780313325458 0313325464 9780313325465 0313325472 9780313325472
OCLC Number: 52418038
Awards: Winner of Reference Reviews Top Ten Printed Reference Source CHOICE Outstanding Academic T 2004 (United States)
Description: 6 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. The ancient world / Gregory S. Aldrete, volume editor --
2. The medieval world / Joyce E. Salisbury, volume editor --
3. 15th and 16th centuries / Lawrence Morris, volume editor --
4. 17th and 18th centuries / Peter Seelig, volume editor --
5. 19th century / Andrew E. Kersten, volume editor --
6. The modern world / Andrew E. Kersten, volume editor.
Responsibility: Joyce E. Salisbury, general editor.

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If we are really to understand history, we must look at people's everyday lives. This text is meant to fill this need and bring into focus the vast majority of human beings whose history is often  Read more...
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"This ambitious and accessible resource provides an amazingly organized overview of the minutia that has shaped everyday life from antiquity through the present day....Daily Life provides a level of Read more...

 
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