1st Edition

The Petite Bourgeoisie in Europe 1780-1914




ISBN 9781138645806
Published November 28, 2017 by Routledge
296 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1995. Geoffrey Crossick and Heinz-Gerhard Haupt provide a major overview of the social, economic, cultural and political development of the petite bourgeoisie in eighteenth-, nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Europe. Through comparative analysis the authors examine issues such as the centrality of small enterprise to industrial change, the importance of family and locality to the petit-bourgeois world, the search for stability and status, and the associated political move to the right. This title will be of interest to students of history.

Table of Contents

Preface;  List of Abbreviations;  1. Introduction  2. The Transition from Corporations  3. Small Enterprise: Survival or Decline?  4. A World of Movement  5. The Family: Images and Necessities  6. The Petite Bourgeoisie and the Town  7. Politics: The World of the People and the Move to the Right  8. Petits Bourgeois and Workers  9. Culture and Sociability  10. Conclusion: Into the Twentieth Century;  Notes;  Further Reading;  Index

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