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An intimate history of humanity / Theodore Zeldin
Bib ID 407667
Format BookBook
Author
Zeldin, Theodore, 1933-
 
Edition 1st U.S. ed. 
Description New York : HarperCollins Publishers, [1995] 
vii, 488 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 006017160X
Full contents
  • 1. How humans have repeatedly lost hope, and how new encounters, and a new pair of spectacles, revive them
  • 2. How men and women have slowly learned to have interesting conversations
  • 3. How people searching for their roots are only beginning to look far and deep enough
  • 4. How some people have acquired an immunity to loneliness
  • 5. How new forms of love have been invented
  • 6. Why there has been more progress in cooking than in sex
  • 7. How the desire that men feel for women, and for other men, has altered through the centuries
  • 8. How respect has become more desirable than power
  • 9. How those who want neither to give orders nor to receive them can become intermediaries
  • 10. How people have freed themselves from fear by finding new fears
 
Notes

"Originally published in Great Britain in 1994 by Sinclair-Stevenson"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Philosophical anthropology.

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