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Peasants and King in Burgundy

Agrarian Foundations of French Absolutism

Hilton L. Root (Author)

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Paperback, 292 pages
ISBN: 9780520080973
December 1992
$33.95, £24.95
The example of Old Regime France provides a source for many of the ideas about capitalism, modernization, and peasant protest that concern social scientists today. Hilton Root challenges traditional assumptions and proposes a new interpretation of the relationship between state and society.
Hilton L. Root is Bers Professor of Social Science at the University of Pennsylvania.

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