A Social and Cultural History of Early Modern Franceby William Beik
Pub. Date: 05/14/2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
A major history of French society between the end of the Middle Ages and the Revolution. See more details below
A major history of French society between the end of the Middle Ages and the Revolution.
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Table of Contents
Introduction: France and its population; 1. Rural communities and seigneurial power; 2. Peasant life, agriculture, and social distribution; 3. Domination by the nobility; 4. City life and city people; 5. The monarchy and the new nobility; 6. Ecclesiastical power and religious faith; 7. Warfare and society; 8. Social bonds and social protests; 9. Traditional attitudes and identities; 10. Emerging identities - education and the new elite; 11. Monarchs and courtly society; 12. Aristocracy's last bloom and the forces of change; A brief synopsis of early modern French history; Genealogy of the kings of France.
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