AT HOME - A SHORT HISTORY OF PRIVATE LIFE
AT HOME - A SHORT HISTORY OF PRIVATE LIFE
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Anglais AT HOME - A SHORT HISTORY OF PRIVATE LIFE (édition en anglais)

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What does history really consists of? Centuries of people quietly going about their daily business - sleeping, eating, having sex, endeavouring to get comfortable.

And where did all these normal activities take place?

At home.



This was the thought that inspired Bill Bryson to start a journey around the rooms of his own house, an 1851 Norfolk rectory, to consider how the ordinary things in life came to be. And what he discovered are surprising connections to anything from the Crystal Palace to the Eiffel Tower, from scurvy to body-snatching,from bedbugs to the Industrial Revolution, and just about everything else that has ever happened, resulting in one of the most entertaining and illuminating books ever written about the history of the way we live.

Categories : Sciences humaines & sociales > Sciences humaines & sociales

  • EAN

    9780552777353

  • Disponibilité

    Disponible

  • Nombre de pages

    700 Pages

  • Longueur

    17.8 cm

  • Largeur

    11 cm

  • Épaisseur

    4.1 cm

  • Poids

    338 g

  • Distributeur

    Side

  • Support principal

    Poche

Bill Bryson

Né en 1951 dans l'Iowa, Bill Bryson a publié chez Payot plusieurs récits désopilants sur ses compatriotes (dont American Rigolos), mais aussi une fameuse Histoire de tout, ou presque...

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