Microhistory and the Lost Peoples of Europe: Selections from Quaderni Storici
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"An excellent introduction to and sampling of the developing genre of microhistory... In essence these historians begin their analysis from below, ' viewing the ordinary peoples ignored in the annals of European history."--Catholic Historical Review.Selections from Quaderni Storici.
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published August 1st 1991 by Johns Hopkins University Press (first published July 1st 1991)
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In the final essay in this collection of papers, Gianna Pomata explores the experiences and lives of unwed mothers in Italy during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In most cases all she has to go on are medical notes and case reports, often very formulaic and recorded as part of form filling for bureaucratic and reporting purposes in maternity and foundling hospitals. These are not what we would usually think of as rich and expansive historical let alone biographical sources, and yet this...more
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