The margins of city life : explorations on the French urban frontier, 1815-1851 / John M. Merriman.

Focuses on the social margins of city life - the "faubourgs", or suburbs, where rural migrants and the labouring poor of French cities congregated in growing numbers in the first half of the 19th century. The text examines the cultural and social traditions which took root in these areas.

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Bibliographic Details
Online Access:Electronic book from Oxford Scholarship Online
Main Author: Merriman, John M.
Format: eBook
Published:New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Series:OUP E-Books.