Private Lives and Public Affairs: The Causes C L Bres of Prerevolutionary France
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BeschreibungThis is a book about stories, about the public impact of tales of private life. The stories in question are those of the parties to a series of highly publicized court cases, or causes celebers, which gripped the attention of the French-and especially the Parisian-reading public in the two decades preceding the Revolution of 1789.
PortraitSarah Maza is Professor of History at Northwestern University and the author of Servants and Masters in Eighteenth-Century France: The Uses of Loyalty (1983).
Pressestimmen"A sophisticated analysis of the development of prerevolutionary political culture based on an examination of nontraditional sources. . . . This is an important work for revolutionary historians."--"Choice
Untertitel: 'Studies on the History of Soci'. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 1995
Seitenanzahl: 368 Seiten