Society and Culture in Early Modern France: Eight Essays

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Polity Press, 1987 - History - 362 pages
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This classic collection of essays has already established itself as a rich source of material for students of sixteenth and seventeenth-century France. Natalie Davis focuses on the lower social orders - peasants, artisans, the poor generally - and in a series of brilliantly penetrating cast-studies throws fresh light on some of the great issues of social change: the impact of printing, the rise of protestantism, the role of women, power-relations between groups and classes'.

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User Review  - John - Goodreads

This is great...I wish I had found a copy to buy instead of getting this from the library. I'll keep looking for it at used bookshops. This is an idea book, rather than an argument-driven monograph ... Read full review

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"I have not assumed that either context or any single attribute of these peasants and city people -- whether their sex, or their relation to property and production -- in itself determined their ... Read full review

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