History on the margins : people and places in the emergence of modern France / John Merriman.

"In his distinguished career as a historian of modern France, John Merriman has published ten books and scores of scholarly articles. This volume collects some of his most notable and significant explorations of French history and culture. In a wide-ranging introduction Merriman reflects on his...

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Main Author: Merriman, John M. (Author)
Format: Book
Published:Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2018]
Table of Contents:
  • Doing history on the margins
  • The demoiselles of the Ariège, 1829-1831
  • The Norman fires of 1830 : incendiaries and fear in rural France
  • Incident at the statue of the Virgin Mary : the conflict of old and new in nineteenth-century Limoges
  • The language of social stigmatization and urban space in nineteenth-century France
  • On the loose : the impact of rumors and mouchards in the Ardèche during the Second Republic
  • Some observations on the transition to the Euro in France
  • I went up to Amiens today : a tribute to Charles Tilly.