Social History of Europe

  • France 1715-1804: Power and the People book cover

    France 1715-1804

    Power and the People, 1st Edition

    By Gwynne Lewis

    Gwynne Lewis’ history opens with a full analysis of all the components of traditional France, including political and religious structures, the seigneurial system, the bourgeoisie and the poor. Part two examines the meaning and challenge of the Enlightenment, with particular reference to women and…

    Paperback – 2004-09-17
    Routledge
    Social History of Europe

  • Twentieth Century Italy: A Social History book cover

    Twentieth Century Italy

    A Social History, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Dunnage

    Following a historically chronological approach, and with a clear focus on the marked regional diversity characterising Italy, this volume analyses the impact of social, economic, cultural and political transformation on the lives of Italians. It assesses their living standards, their health and…

    Paperback – 2002-11-04
    Routledge
    Social History of Europe

  • France, 1800-1914: A Social History book cover

    France, 1800-1914

    A Social History, 1st Edition

    By Roger Magraw

    Nineteenth-century France was a society of apparent paradoxes. It is famous for periodic and bloody revolutionary upheavals, for class conflict and for religious disputes, yet it was marked by relative demographic stability, gradual urbanisation and modest economic change, class conflict and…

    Paperback – 2002-10-14
    Routledge
    Social History of Europe

  • French Society: 1589-1715 book cover

    French Society

    1589-1715, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Kettering

    This book provides a "birds eye" view of social change in France during the "long seventeenth century" from 1589-1715. One of the most dynamic phases of French history, it covers the reigns of the first three Bourbon kings, Henri IV, Louis XIII, and Louis XIV. The author explores the upheavals in…

    Paperback – 2001-05-01
    Routledge
    Social History of Europe