Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2012

272 Pages | 8 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719085017

Bookseller Code (06)

Aristocratic families in republican France, 1870-1940

Elizabeth C. Macknight

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Modern French History MUP

  • A richly documented study of aristocratic families in modern France written in a lively and accessible way
  • Based on original research in over seventy private archives
  • An important contribution to the emerging field of the history of emotions
  • Provides a thorough gendered analysis of the lives of French noblemen and noblewomen
  • Presents new findings on Catholic conservative resistance to secular republican culture in France

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