A Social History of France in the 19th Century

A Social History of France in the 19th Century


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780854969135
Publisher: Berg Publishers
Publication date: 12/28/1994
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.73(d)

About the Author

Christophe Charle is Professor of Contemporary History, Universit Paris I Translated from the French by Miriam Kochan

Table of Contents

Part I: The Age of the Notables or Unattainable Social Peace
- French Society circa 1815
- Notables, Educated Classes, Peasants and Proletariat
- Imperial Stabilisation and Society in Motion

Part II: The Emergence of a Democratic Society, 1870-1914
- A New Class: The Peasants
- Rural France and Peasant Societies
- Rise of the Middle Classe
- Old and New Elites
- The Working Classes: Dissent or Integration?
- The Ideal of a Democratic Society

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