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Published: 21 December 2000

406 Pages | 21 halftones, 17 figures


ISBN: 9780199241996

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Anthropology and History in Franche-Comté

A Critique of Social Theory

Robert Layton

Oxford Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology

  • Combines study of a particular region of France with a critical assessment of social theory
  • Vividly conveys the flavour of communal village life in Franche-Comté
  • Presents comparative evidence from other Western European village studies, to construct a general account of the processes causing continuity or change

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