Dějiny hmotné kultury II/2
hardcover, 1003 pp., 1. edition
published: may 1998
recommended price: 390 czk
Petráň, Josef et al.: Dějiny hmotné kultury II/l a 2 (The History of Material Culture II/1?2)
The authors provide a comprehensive picture of the everyday life and basic needs of all main social groups of the early modern society in Central Europe, covering the period of the 16th to the 18th century, extending into the Middle Ages on one side and to the 19th century on the other. These groups include the royal court, aristocracy, knightage and baronetcy, clergy, country-folk and also townspeople including Jews. It informs about the modern army, modern food consumption manners, clothing culture and modern communication systems. A unique publication within the framework of the Czech historiography, it will be appreciated by professional historians as well as specialists from other social sciences and the general public.