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Abolition of Feudalism Peasants, Lords, and Legislators in the French Revolution

ISBN-10: 027102478X
ISBN-13: 9780271024783
Edition: 1996
Authors: John Markoff
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Book details

Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press
Publication date: 6/11/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 708
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

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 0f the lords" to an end and how, in that ending, scigncurial rights came to he central to the very sense of the Revolution. He traces the interaction of peasants and legislators, showing how they confronted, challenged, and implicitly negotiated with one another during the course 0f events.Contrary to many historians who see the source of revolutionary change in elite culture, Markoff argues that peasant insurrection was a crucial element of the transformation of France. Of particular importance to the study is Markoff's analysis of the unique cahiers de do/dances, the lists of grievances drawn up in 1789) by rural communities, urban notables, and nobles alike, These documents are invaluable for understanding the Revolution, but until the pioneering work of Markoff and Gilbert Shapiro, they had not been studied systematically at the national level. In addition to an unprecedented quantitative analysis of the cabin's, Matkoff staces the ehh and flow of peasant insurrection across half a decade of revolutionary turbulence. He also offers qualitative analysis through his use of the records of the legislative debates as well as the memoirs and journals of the legislators.The Abolition of Feudalism breaks new ground in chatting patterns of grievance and revolt in one of the most important social and political upheavals in history.

John Markoff is Professor of Sociology and History at the University of Pittsburgh.

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