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Mediaevalia Volume #10, Issue #1
Mediaevalia Volume #10, Issue #1 (1984)
Bernard Levy - Editor
Sylvia Huntley Horowitz - Assistant editor

 
 
ACTA Volume #11
ACTA Volume #11 (January 1984)
Kings and Kingship
Joel T. Rosenthal - Editor

 
 
Charles Gravier, Comte de Vergennes
Charles Gravier, Comte de Vergennes (June 1983)
French Diplomacy in the Age of Revolution, 1719-1787
Orville T. Murphy - Author

This is the first complete study of Charles Gravier, Comte de Vergennes, one of the most distinguished diplomats and statesmen of eighteenth-century France. Vergennes represented France as a diplomat in Germany, Constantinople, and Stockholm, and was Louis XVI's Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs. Orville Murphy traces Vergennes' career as he steadily rose from the provincial nobility of the robe to the ranks of the court aristocracy;...(Read More)
 
 
Cossack Rebellions
Cossack Rebellions (June 1983)
Social Turmoil in the Sixteenth Century Ukraine
Linda Gordon - Author

The Ukrainian Cossacks were a complex and tenacious group, influential far beyond their numbers. This book offers an admiring, critical, and close examination of the unique Cossack phenomenon. It reveals the sources of their surprising power by looking at them in action, in their sixteenth-century uprisings. The interpretation is organized around three themes, offering resolutions of three apparent contradictions in Cossack activity: first, how ...(Read More)
 
 
Family and Farm
Family and Farm (June 1983)
Agrarian Change and Household Organization in the Loire Valley, 1500-1900
John W. Shaffer - Author

Family and Farm is the history of the communautes, the large patriarchal households of central France, from the close of the medieval era to the nineteenth century. These households were unique in that they often included as many as twenty members, holding property in common. Far from having roots in any cultural bias or folkloric tradition, the communautes were organized to enable individual families to meet the demands imposed...(Read More)
 
 
Village Notables in Nineteenth-Century France
Village Notables in Nineteenth-Century France (June 1983)
Priests, Mayors, Schoolmasters
Barnett Singer - Author

Examines the role of village notables in nineteenth-century France.

Local priests, mayors, and schoolmasters have often been portrayed by French novelists as objects of ridicule. In reality, however, the village notables gave norms to the villagers in their communities and personified the community’s values. The influence of village notables and the values they preached and personified ensure their importance in any vi...(Read More)
 
 
Mediaevalia Volume #9, Issue #1
Mediaevalia Volume #9, Issue #1 (1983)
Bernard Levy - Editor
Sylvia Huntley Horowitz - Assistant editor

 
 
ACTA Volume #10
ACTA Volume #10 (January 1983)
Text and Image
David W. Burchmore - Editor

 
 
Mediaevalia Volume #8, Issue #1
Mediaevalia Volume #8, Issue #1 (1982)
Bernard Levy - Editor
Sylvia Huntley Horowitz - Assistant editor

 
 
ACTA Volume #9
ACTA Volume #9 (January 1982)
The Early Renaissance
Anthony L. Pellegrini - Editor

 
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