French Rural History: An Essay on Its Basic Characteristics

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University of California Press, 1966 - History - 258 pages
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The bee's knees and still a classic, though unfairly dated with respect to its available sources. Comparable only to Bloch's book on Feudalism. Read full review

Contents

The age of largescale land clearance
5
Medieval land clearance to the agri
17
THE SEIGNEURIE DOWN TO THE CRISIS
64
From great proprietor to rentier landlord
77
AND LANDED PROPERTY FROM
102
The crisis of seigneurial fortunes
112
large and small scale
126
THE SOCIAL GROUPINGS
150
THE BEGINNINGS OF THE AGRICUL
197
The decline of collective rights over
209
PAST
235
INDEX
249
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