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Published: 16 December 2019

208 Pages | 7 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780198847502

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Body and Tradition in Nineteenth-Century France

Félix Arnaudin and the Moorlands of Gascony, 1870-1914

William G. Pooley

The Past and Present Book Series

  • The first in-depth study of the dramatic changes to this rural region of southwestern France
  • Represents a significant new interpretation of the period of modernisation in rural Europe
  • Provides a new framework for understanding changes to bodily cultures that can be drawn out in other cultures and regions
  • Draws on a wide body of folklore theory and ethnographic material