História (São Paulo)
On-line version ISSN 1980-4369
SILVA, Marcos. Contemporary times and private lives: an interdisciplinary look into Brazil. História [online]. 2009, vol.28, n.1, pp. 511-545. ISSN 1980-4369. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-90742009000100018.
This article discusses the book Contrasts of Contemporary Intimacy. The text analyzes its divisions into periods, territorial criteria, conceptions of sociability, and other features of Historical methods. It points out conquests and limits in this dialogue between Social Sciences and Historical Knowledge.
Keywords : History of private lives; Interdisciplinary studies; 20th century Brazil.