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‘The secret of knowing how to be bored’: Daily Life in Disgrace

Julian Swann

in Exile, Imprisonment, or Death: The Politics of Disgrace in Bourbon France, 1610-1789

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198788690
eISBN:
9780191830778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788690.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores the daily realities of life in disgrace. Starting with the example of prisoners of state, it considers the experience of life in the Bastille or other state prisons before ... More


Husband and Wife

Paul Cheney

in Cul de Sac: Patrimony, Capitalism, and Slavery in French Saint-Domingue

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226079356
eISBN:
9780226411774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226411774.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter uses the marriage between the French nobleman Etienne-Louis Ferron de la Ferronnays and his wife Marie-Elisabeth Thimothée Binau, the daughter of a creole (native born) planter as a ... More


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