Journals Higher Education

$55.00

Hardcover

25 June 2010

264 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195381603


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Winner of the Byron Caldwell Smith Award

Conceiving the Old Regime

Pronatalism and the Politics of Reproduction in Early Modern France

Leslie Tuttle

  • The first study to show that France's well-known pronatalist policies pre-date the modern era, demographic research, and fears of depopulation.
  • Shows a kind of state intervention in "private" life that is surprising in a premodern context
  • The French history of the "family values" ideology
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