Encyclopedia of European social history

"Covering the period from the beginning of the Renaissance to the present, this encyclopedia consists of 209 signed articles and nearly 300 biographical entries. The set is thoroughly indexed, amply illustrated, and a joy to read. Graduate students will find it useful as an introduction to hist...

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Corporate Author: Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Other Authors: Stearns, Peter N.
Format: Online Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Scribner, c2001.
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245 0 0 |a Encyclopedia of European social history  |h [electronic resource] /  |c Peter N. Stearns, editor-in-chief. 
260 |a New York :  |b Scribner,  |c c2001. 
300 |a 6 v. :  |b ill. ;  |c 28 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index (v. 6). 
506 |a Electronic access restricted to Villanova University patrons. 
520 1 |a "Covering the period from the beginning of the Renaissance to the present, this encyclopedia consists of 209 signed articles and nearly 300 biographical entries. The set is thoroughly indexed, amply illustrated, and a joy to read. Graduate students will find it useful as an introduction to historiography while advanced high school students will enjoy the articles on historical topics."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001. 
505 0 |a v. 1. Methods and theoretical approaches -- The periods of social history -- Regions, nations, and peoples -- Europe and the world -- v. 2. Processes of social change -- Population and geography -- Cities and urbanization -- Rural life -- State and society -- v. 3. Social structure -- Social protest -- Deviance, crime, and social control -- Social problems and social reform -- v. 4. Gender -- The family and age groups -- Sexuality -- Body and mind -- Work -- v. 5. Culture and popular culture -- Modern recreation and leisure -- Religion -- Education and literacy -- Everyday life -- v. 6. Biographies -- Contributors -- Index. 
533 |a Electronic reproduction.  |b Farmington Hills, Mi:  |c Gale,  |n Available via World Wide Web. 
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