Common Land, Wine and the French Revolution: Rural Society and Economy in Southern France, C.1789-1820

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2009 - History - 215 pages
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Common Land, Wine and the French Revolution demonstrates the centrality of the Revolution and its aftermath to the lives of country people through a detailed analysis of legislative attempts to privatize common land in southern France, and the socio-economic and agricultural ramifications of this privatization.
 

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Contents

The French Revolution the Peasantry and Village Common Land
1
Mise en Scene the Department of the Gard
15
From Liberal to Radical Revolution 17891792
35
The Jacobin Revolution 1793
55
Post1793 Backlash and Regularization
85
The Empire and Beyond
105
The Socioeconomic Impact of Common Land Reform
133
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Noelle Plack is Senior Lecturer in European History at Newman University College, Birmingham, UK.

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