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The Work of France: Labor and Culture in Early Modern Times, 1350-1800

The Work of France: Labor and Culture in Early Modern Times, 1350-1800 (Paperback)

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In elegant and vivid prose, this deeply informed book offers a powerful synthesis of the ways men and women worked in early modern France. Distinguished historian James R. Farr shows how the shifting and often contradictory forces of a market economy shaped ideas about labor. Presenting a unified and compelling argument about the role of labor in society, Farr addresses a complex set of questions and succeeds masterfully at answering them. With its stylish writing and clear themes, this book will find a broad audience among students and scholars of early modern Europe, French history, economics, gender studies, anthropology, and labor studies.

Sport & Hobbies Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 16/12/2008 ISBN-13: 9780742534001  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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James R. Farr is professor of history at Purdue University.

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