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The Contentious French

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ISBN 9780674433984

Publication Date: 03/03/1986

456 pages

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Belknap Press

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  • The Challenge of Popular Struggle
  • Burgundy Battles
  • France over Four Centuries
  • Anjou’s Crises
  • Purse, Sword, Loaf, and Cross
  • Toulouse, Languedoc, and Enlightenment France
  • Statemaking, Capitalism, and Contention
  • Flanders from the Revolution to the Great War
  • Revolutions and Social Movements
  • Festivals and Fights in the Île-de-France
  • Parties, Regimes, and Wars
  • Four Centuries of Struggle
  • A Note on the Evidence
  • Bibliography
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 1989 Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award, American Sociological Association
  • Co-Winner, 1986 C. Wright Mills Award, Society for the Study of Social Problems
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