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The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France (Studies on the History of Society and Culture)

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • France,
  • Europe - General,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Political aspects,
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • General,
  • Europe - France,
  • History / General,
  • 18th century,
  • Domestic relations,
  • Family

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages470
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7711698M
    ISBN 100520238591
    ISBN 109780520238596


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The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France (Studies on the History of Society and Culture) by Suzanne Desan Download PDF EPUB FB2

"In "The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France, Suzanne Desan brings together evidence of the lively struggles among lawmakers, judges, and ordinary women and men to remake family relations during the French Revolution. Marriage, divorce, inheritance, unwed mothers and their children - the Revolution redefined them by: The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France Book Description: In a groundbreaking book that challenges many assumptions about gender and politics in the French Revolution, Suzanne Desan offers an insightful analysis of the ways the Revolution radically redefined the family and its internal dynamics.

"In The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France, Suzanne Desan brings together evidence of the lively struggles among lawmakers, judges, and ordinary women and men to remake family relations during the French Revolution.

Marriage, divorce, inheritance, unwed mothers and their children - the Revolution redefined them all. The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France (Studies on the History of Society and Culture Book 51) - Kindle edition by Desan, Suzanne.

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In this Book. Additional Information. View Citation; summary. In a groundbreaking book that challenges many assumptions about gender and politics in the French Revolution, Suzanne Desan offers an insightful analysis of the ways the Revolution radically redefined the family and its internal.

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In short, this work, though it almost completely eschews a polemical style, takes on three major positions developed since the early 's regarding the French Revolution. "Desan's deeply researched book tracks the debates about marriage, divorce, parenthood and inheritance in Revolutionary France. Through absorbing, well-told tales of people caught up in a redefinition of identities, Desan brilliantly demonstrates that the "social revolution" of the s largely took place in the realm of family relations.

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The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France (Studies on the History of Society and Culture #51) (Paperback) By Suzanne Desan.

University of California Press,pp. Publication Date: J Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover (6/1/). The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France (Studies on the History of Society and Culture) Suzanne Desan In a groundbreaking book that challenges many assumptions about gender and politics in the French Revolution, Suzanne Desan offers an insightful analysis of the ways the Revolution radically redefined the family and its internal dynamics.

In fact, during the symposium, Suzanne Desan, the author of a fantastic book about the ways in which French revolutionaries sought to change the family, The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France, referred to the “complexity and fluidity of women’s position” during and in the aftermath of the French Revolution.

The Family on Trial in Revolutionary Suzanne s on the History of Society and Culture. Edited by, Victoria E.

Bonnell and Lynn ey: University of. Desan, Family on Trial, As quoted by Desan, Family on Trial, See Marseille's marriage and divorce registers for this period, ADBdR, E.

Desan cites Jacques Dupâquier's study from towhich shows that the overall divorce to marriage ratio was percent in large cities in France. Desan, Family on Trial, Ibid., Author: Laura Emerson Talamante. Professor Desan is the author of numerous articles about the French Revolution, popular politics, family, and religion.

She is the coeditor of The French Revolution in Global Perspective, and she is the author of The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France and Reclaiming the Sacred: Lay Religion and Popular Politics in Revolutionary France.

Fromcitizens across France - sons and daughters, unhappily married spouses and illegitimate children, pamphleteers and moralists, deputies and judges - all disputed how the family should be reformed to remake the new France.

They debated how revolutionary ideals and institutions should transform the emotional bonds, gender dynamics Author: Suzanne Desan. The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France (Studies on the History of Society and Culture) By Suzanne Desan | Pages | ISBN: | PDF | 4 MB In a groundbreaking book that challenges many assumptions about gender and politics in the French Revolution, Suzanne Desan offers an insightful analysis of the ways the Revolution.

Biography. My general field of study is early modern Europe, with a focus on early modern France and the French Revolution. My research and teaching interests include popular politics and political activism, especially during the French revolutionary and Napoleonic era; gender; family; the Enlightenment; the transnational circulation of ideas, people, and practices; early modern.

the intensive social history work that underpins my analysis of family reform. My book is definitely in dialogue with older scholarship on the family as well as with newer work on gender and political culture.

Far from privileging "passions" over "actual impact" (Popkin, ), The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France. Following Suzanne Desan's The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France (), Heuer exploits the rich discourse of petitions and court cases to move beyond legislation to ordinary experience and attitudes.

Her research is convincing, and Heuer uses it deftly to construct a clear argument that nonetheless does justice to the incoherence of the Author: Margaret H. Darrow. "In The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France, Suzanne Desan brings together evidence of the lively struggles among lawmakers, judges, and ordinary women and men to remake family relations during the French ge, divorce, inheritance, unwed mothers and their children - the Revolution redefined them all.

Desan restores the optimism of a revolution. The French Revolutionary Wars were a series of sweeping military conflicts lasting from until and resulting from the French Revolution. They pitted France against Great Britain, Austria, Prussia, Russia and several other monarchies.

They are divided in two periods: the War of the First Coalition (–97) and the War of the Second. The 10 best revolutionaries Robespierre was guillotined without trial after a coup d’etat on 28 July led the revolt in advance of Author: Ed Vulliamy.

The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France () Elson-Roessler, Shirley. Out of the shadows: women and politics in the French Revolution, (Lang, ) Garrioch, David. "The everyday lives of Parisian women and the October days of. (This is drawn from the research of Darmon, whose book, Trial by Impotence: Virility and Marriage in pre-Revolutionary France, has the aesthetic trappings of a cheap romance pulp.

The cover of its English translation sports a genre painting by Dutch Jacob, and on the spine, the title appears in salmon-colored serif.). The book concludes with an every-name index of several thousand entries and a comprehensive bibliography.

In addition, the author appended a "Lineage Society Index" with names of eligible ancestors in a number of hereditary societies, including the Colonial Clergy, Colonial Governors, Mayflower Descendants, and Revolutionary War Patriots.

In the brief midsummer darkness of JuneLouis XVI, King of the French, fled his capital and his people. Using secret passageways in the Tuileries palace, the royal family were spirited away by a small band of loyal followers, leaving central Paris in a hired hackney carriage driven by Axel von Fersen, a dashing young Swedish knight, and rumoured lover of Queen 4/5(3).

Louis-Antoine-Léon de Saint-Just was born in central France, the son of a cavalry captain. His mother, the daughter of a wealthy local notary and a woman of egalitarian notions, wished to reduce the nobility to the level of the middle class.

The family eventually moved to Blérancourt, a. Weaving together objects often separated by the categories of "popular" and "high" art, and "major" and "minor" artists is in keeping with recent trends in the study of Revolutionary visual culture--see, for example, Richard Taws's The Politics of the Provisional: Art and Ephemera in Revolutionary France (University Park, )--and Freund's inclusion of a diversity of objects.

Although Darnay rejects the Evrémonde name and inheritance and moves to England, he cannot escape his family history. Trying to make amends to an unknown woman whose family was wiped out by his father and uncle, he is arrested for treason in England; trying to save a jailed family servant, he is arrested in revolutionary France, where he is tried twice.

He was accused of traveling to France a number of times just as the American Revolution broke out. Any help to France is treason because France supports the Americans. Darnay refused to to explain why he traveled to France so much. One of the witnesses found evidence in Darnay's belongings.

This book is the Jason Schwartzman of French Revolutionary history writing: wrangling out of the historical record a compelling and sympathetic portrait of Louis the Last, a man who by all accounts seems to have been one of the least charismatic people to find himself at the center of political turmoil/5.

Revolutionary France synonyms, Revolutionary France pronunciation, Revolutionary France translation, English dictionary definition of Revolutionary France.

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Political pornography had a rather direct affect on public opinion during the Revolution and pre-Revolutionary epochs. Robert Darnton in his book Forbidden Best-Sellers of Pre-Revolutionary France suggests that gossip and printed libel reinforced one another, interacting also with public opinion in an iterative fashion.

“.Social norms of the time argued against the possibility of one family’s assets passing to another family, and it was also considered that the situation of a surviving spouse should have been considered in the marriage contract. This began to change towards the end of the nineteenth century, however: ina law was passed guaranteeing the.Wolfe Tone, in full Theobald Wolfe Tone, (born JDublin, Ire.—died Nov.

19,Dublin), Irish republican and rebel who sought to overthrow English rule in Ireland and who led a French military force to Ireland during the insurrection of The son of a coach maker, Tone studied law and was called to the Irish bar () but soon gave up his practice.