Originally published in 1981, French Cities in the Nineteenth Century analyses large-scale processes of social change, and looks at how this affected the growth of towns and cities of nineteenth century France. The book addresses how this change affected the politics of life in France during the nineteenth century, as well as how the city was organised. Urbanization created new uses of space, and new concerns for the people that lived among them and the book looks at how social change was a collective experience for the people of France and how this transformed the societies in which they lived.
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1. Introduction: Images of the Nineteenth-Century French City, John M. Merriman
2. Restoration Town, Bourgeois City: Changing Urban Politics in Industrializing Limoges, John M. Merriman
3. Charivaris, Repertoires and Urban Politics, Charles Tilly
4. Proto-Urban Development and Political Mobilization During the Second Republic, Ted W. Margadant
5. Industrialization and Republican Politics: The Bourgeois of Reims and Saint-Étienne Under the Second Empire, David M. Gordon
6. Industry in the Changing Landscape from Daubigny to Monet, Robert L. Herbert
7. Three Faces of Capitalism: Women and Work in French Cities, Louise A. Tilly
8. Decazeville: Company Town and Work-Class Community, 1826-1914, Don Reid
9. Urbanization, Worker Settlement Patterns and Social Protest in Nineteenth-Century France, Michael P. Hanagan
10. Mayors Versus Police Chiefs: Socialist Municipalities Confront the French State, Joan W. Scott
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