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Rural France in the 1840s

PETER McPHEE

in The Politics of Rural Life: Political Mobilization in the French Countryside 1846-1852

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202257
eISBN:
9780191675249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202257.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the structure and composition of rural France in the 1840s. It particularly tackles the distinguishing identities that set each of the towns in rural France from each other. ... More


Rural Revolt and State Terror

PETER McPHEE

in The Politics of Rural Life: Political Mobilization in the French Countryside 1846-1852

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202257
eISBN:
9780191675249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202257.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the culmination of insurgency and revolt in rural France. On December 2, 1851, Louis-Napoleon seized power by military coup d'etat as preparation and means of regrouping his ... More


The Battle for the Countryside: May 1849–May 1850

PETER McPHEE

in The Politics of Rural Life: Political Mobilization in the French Countryside 1846-1852

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202257
eISBN:
9780191675249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202257.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses threats imposed by the surge of insurgency and radicalism spreading from the southern region of France. Precipitated by the violation of Louis-Napoleon of the constitution, the ... More


The British in Rural France: Lifestyle Migration and the Ongoing Quest for a Better Way of Life

Michaela Caroline Benson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082498
eISBN:
9781781701843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082498.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This is a study of how lifestyle choices intersect with migration, and how this relationship frames and shapes post-migration lives. It presents a conceptual framework for understanding ... More


The Politics of Rural Life: Political Mobilization in the French Countryside 1846-1852

Peter McPhee

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202257
eISBN:
9780191675249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202257.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a scholarly study of rural politics in France during the Second Republic (1848–52). The Revolution of 1848 and the subsequent regime changed the face of mass politics in France; ... More


Explaining migration

Benson Michaela

in The British in Rural France: Lifestyle Migration and the Ongoing Quest for a Better Way of Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082498
eISBN:
9781781701843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082498.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter provides the context for migration. On the one hand, it introduces the respondents in the Lot, highlighting their common origins as members of the British middle class and the various ... More


At home in the Lot

Benson Michaela

in The British in Rural France: Lifestyle Migration and the Ongoing Quest for a Better Way of Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082498
eISBN:
9781781701843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082498.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter explores how the migrants understood their homes and what the migrants' home-making practices revealed about their identities and their lifestyle ambitions. It moves on from the wider ... More


Ethnic identity, power, compromise, and territory: ‘locals’ and ‘Moroccans’ in the Sainte-Foy-Bordeaux vineyards

Chantal Crenn

in Alternative countrysides: Anthropological approaches to rural Western Europe today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096846
eISBN:
9781526103925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096846.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Based on fieldwork among North African workers in the Bordeaux wine growing area of rural France, Crenn documents the relationship between locals and long established transnational groups. The size, ... More


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