French Rural History: An Essay on Its Basic Characteristics

@inproceedings{Bloch1966FrenchRH,
  title={French Rural History: An Essay on Its Basic Characteristics},
  author={Marc L{\'e}opold Benjamin Bloch},
  year={1966}
}
Foreward by Bryce Lyon Preface by Lucien Febvre Introduction Bibliographical Orientation I. The Main Stages in the Occupation of the Soil II. Agrarian Life III. The Seigneurie down to the Crisis of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries IV. Changes Affecting the Seigneurie and Landed Property from the Later Middle Ages down to the French Revolution V. The Social Groupings VI. The Beginnings of the Agricultural Revolution VII. Lines of Continuity: Past and Present Index 
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