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A Social History of France, 1789-1914, Second Edition

By: Peter McPhee

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 2004

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 997514

ISBN: 0-333-99751-4

Condition: 338 pages, paperback, Palgrave Macmillan


This volume provides an authoritative synthesis of recent work on the social history of France and is now thoroughly revised and updated to cover the 'long nineteenth century' from 1789-1914. Peter McPhee offers both a readable narrative and a distinctive, coherent argument about this century. McPhee explores themes such as peasant interaction with the environment, the changing experience of work and leisure, the nature of crime and protest, changing demographic patterns and family structure, the religious practices of workers and peasants, and the ideology and internal repercussions of coloni... View more info