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Becoming Bourgeois: Love, Kinship, and Power in Provincial France, 1670-1880

Christopher H. Johnson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453984
eISBN:
9781501701290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453984.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book traces the fortunes of three French families in the municipality of Vannes, in Brittany—Galles, Jollivet, and Le Ridant—who rose to prominence in publishing, law, the military, public ... More


The Legacy: Bourgeois Nation Building and Civic Leadership

Christopher H. Johnson

in Becoming Bourgeois: Love, Kinship, and Power in Provincial France, 1670-1880

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453984
eISBN:
9781501701290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453984.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book concludes by discussing the legacy of the Galles family and their kin in the areas of nation building and civic leadership. It shows how kinship contributed to French nation building in the ... More


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