Auteur: Markoff, John
Titel: The Abolition of Feudalism
Sub titel: Peasants, Lords, and Legislators in the French Revolution
One of the most important results of the French Revolution was the destruction of the old feudal order, which for centuries had kept the common people of the countryside subject to the lords. In this book John Markoff addresses the ways in which insurrectionary peasants and revolutionary legislators joined in bringing 'the time of the lords' to an end and how, in that ending, seigneurial rights came to be central to the very sense of the Revolution.
1996, 689 pag., Euro 11
Pennsylvania State University Press, Pennsylvania, ISBN 9780271024783
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