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Laslett, Peter

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Works: 182 works in 1,058 publications in 5 languages and 19,891 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings  Catalogs  Controversial literature  Portraits  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Author of introduction, Other, jt., Arranger
Classifications: JC153, 320.1
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Most widely held works by Peter Laslett
Two treatises of government and a letter concerning toleration by John Locke ( Book )
183 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: This is a new revised version of Dr. Laslett's standard edition of Two Treatises. First published in 1960, and based on an analysis of the whole body of Locke's publications, writings, and papers. The Introduction and text have been revised to incorporate references to recent scholarship since the second edition and the bibliography has been updated
The world we have lost by Peter Laslett ( Book )
131 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 3,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The structure of English society before the Industrial revolution compared with its structure in the 20th century
Household and family in past time; comparative studies in the size and structure of the domestic group over the last three centuries in England, France, Serbia, Japan and colonial North America, with further materials from Western Europe by Peter Laslett ( Book )
53 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comparative studies in the size and structure of the domestic group over the last three centuries in England, France, Serbia, Japan and colonial North America, with further materials from Western Europe
Family life and illicit love in earlier generations : essays in historical sociology by Peter Laslett ( Book )
28 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This text about the history of family life approaches the topic on several levels. The author's main thesis considers the European family in relation to the differences between European economic and social development and that of the rest of the world
Aging in the past demography, society, and old age ( )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical demography has been preoccupied for the most part with fertility and mortality. Lacking so far is a conjunction of the history of age and the old, that is to say, how we have become old, with its historical demography, why we have become old. This is addressed in this volume, with the addition of some elements of comparative analysis. The significant contrast is between the condition of developed societies when they were younger and the condition of the developing nations of today
Philosophy, politics and society; a collection by Peter Laslett ( Book )
77 editions published between 1956 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bastardy and its comparative history : studies in the history of illegitimacy and marital nonconformism in Britain, France, Germany, Sweden, North America, Jamaica, and Japan ( Book )
13 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This is the first historical and sociological examination of bastardy ... during a four hundred year span ... the authors find: (1) distinct temporal and regional patterns in illegitimacy, as regular as those of fertility and mortality, and they suggest that fluctuations reflect changes in the efficacy of marriage; (2) a rise in the proportion of illegitimate births interrupted by two interludes of decline; (3) little impact of urbanization and industrialization on bastardy rates in Western Europe." Cf. fly-leaf of paper cover
Philosophy, politics and society (second series); a collection by Peter Laslett ( Book )
47 editions published between 1956 and 1976 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
S. 48-70: MacIntyre, Alasdair: A mistake about causality in social Science
Philosophy, politics and society, third series : a collection by Peter Laslett ( Book )
36 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philosophy, politics, and society, fifth series : a collection by Peter Laslett ( Book )
9 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philosophy, politics and society, fourth series; a collection by Peter Laslett ( Book )
8 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statistical studies of historical social structure by Kenneth W Wachter ( Book )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statistical Studies of Historical Social Structure articulates and applies concepts from statistics into historical investigations of pre-industrial English households. The book provides statistical reports on household composition and demographic influences and uses simulation in the study of problems in historical structure. Chapters are devoted to computer simulation experiments; presentation and analysis of English household composition data; correlation of English patriline extinction with social mobility; and how age distribution affects English social structure. Statisticians, historian
Family forms in historic Europe by Richard Wall ( Book )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The family forms of historic Europe have been fascinating in their variety. Their importance for the historical development of our continent would be difficult to exaggerate; for our relationship with the people of other continents. This book is an attempt to recover the different familial systems and compare them with one another
A fresh map of life : the emergence of the third age by Peter Laslett ( Book )
24 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and Italian and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'Autore è molto critico circa le stime di alcuni per cui <<l'accresciuta longevità comporterà una più forte proporzione di malati cronici e di invalidi>>, poiché sono migliorate le condizioni di invecchiamento della popolazione. È tuttavia vero, afferma Laslett, che, tra tutti i problemi, sia necessario concentrare l'attenzione su quelli legati alla previdenza e alla sanità. Quest'ultima presenta, oltre agli aspetti economici, anche risvolti etici e sociali, che potrebbero rivelarsi, specialmente nel lungo periodo, molto importanti. <<Una prima serie di questioni riguarda le implicazioni che l'aumento della durata della vita ha per l'individuo e i diritti che si devono riconoscere all'anziano riguardo agli interventi medici da cui tale aumento può in gran parte dipendere>>. Per tali ragioni, l'Autore esamina i diversi aspetti dell'invecchiamento e le molte angolature da cui si può osservare (a popolazione anziana in relazione ai mutamenti sociali e al nuovo ruolo della famiglia, la quale non può più fornire le garanzie di un tempo (ad esempio nel caso di ritiro dal lavoro). Il testo, che si legge facilmente, è ricco di riferimenti storici e di dati informativi; affronta tra passato e presente l'evoluzione della condizione dell'anziano, non trascurando neppure le descrizioni ostili e degradanti proprie della cultura degli ultimi anni punitiva verso l'anziano e l'invecchiamento in generale. L'Autore sostiene e dimostra che, all'aumento della popolazione anziana, non corrisponde sempre un analogo incremento della dipendenza da altri, della perdita delle capacità intellettive, dell'estromissione dalla vita familiare e sociale. Il problema si porrà piuttosto per una parte dei casi che rientrano nella quarta età. Qual è il giusto limite delle risorse che devono essere rivolte alla cura e al mantenimento di coloro che sono completamente inabili? Come si può stabilire un rapporto di equità tra generazione attuale e quelle future...(Pro.Soc.)
The physical basis of mind; a series of broadcast talks by Peter Laslett ( Book )
32 editions published between 1950 and 1968 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Debating deliberative democracy by James S Fishkin ( Book )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This is the latest volume in the distinguished Philosophy, Politics and Society series, known for engaging debates that cut across political science, philosophy, the law, and other disciplines."--Cover
The World we have gained : histories of population and social structure ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philosophy, politics, and society, sixth series : justice between age groups and generations ( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Brasenose Conference on the Automation of Libraries by Anglo-American Conference on the Mechanization of Library Services ( Book )
11 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The library of John Locke by John Locke ( Book )
8 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Laslett, Thomas Peter Ruffell
Laslett, Thomas Peter Ruffell 1915-2001
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English (699)
French (10)
Italian (8)
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