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Harvard Historical Studies 115

Forest Rites

The War of the Demoiselles in Nineteenth-Century France

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$22.00 • £17.95 • €20.00

ISBN 9780674308961

Publication Date: 07/15/1998

Short

188 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Harvard Historical Studies

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An early modernist by training…Sahlins skillfully uses cultural anthropology as well as the insights of Roger Chartier to reconstruct the War of the Demoiselles as a clash of discrete but complementary cultures, hidden from each other but coexisting, parts of a whole… Its important insights about the fluidity of culture, however, will assure it a secure place on the syllabus of nineteenth-century studies.—Kathleen Kete, Journal of Modern History

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