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The Peasants of Marlhes: Economic Development and Family Organization in Nineteenth-Century France

The Peasants of Marlhes: Economic Development and Family Organization in Nineteenth-Century France (Paperback)

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Lehning finds that economic development in Marlhes did not destroy its peasantry. Rather, the peasants adjusted to the commercial forces of the industrial world by adapting traditional forms of behavior and attitudes toward the new conditions, not abandoning old ways and adopting unfamiliar ones. In fact, the peasant family was a remarkably flexible unit, adapting patterns of family behavior to the impact of industry, market agriculture, and heavy rural-urban migration. Originally published in 1980. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.

History & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociology Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press Publication Date: 01/09/2012 ISBN-13: 9780807874127  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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