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Liberty and Locality in Revolutionary France


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Juni 2015

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A comparative 'micro-history' for the period between the old and the new France, 1760 1820.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

List of illustrations; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Mise-en-scene; 2. The structures of village life towards the end of the ancien regime; 3. Agendas for change: 1787-1790; 4. A new civic landscape; 5. Sovereignty in the village; 6. Church and state in miniature; 7. Land of liberty?; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

Portrait

Peter Jones is Professor of French History, University of Birmingham.

Pressestimmen

'Peter Jones [is] the most accomplished British historian of the French peasantry ... his sensitivity to the patterns and concerns of rural life has a human feel of authenticity ... Superb and innovative empirical research of this sort is a welcome counterpoint to the grander narratives which the French Revolution so understandably evokes.' Times Literary Supplement '... outstanding ... Those familiar with his work will not be surprised that the book is characterized by a deep familiarity with both national politics and the 'revolution in the village', expressed in succinct, lucid prose.' History
EAN: 9780521821773
ISBN: 0521821770
Untertitel: 'New Studies in European Histor'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2015
Seitenanzahl: 322 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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