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Author Vardi, Liana.

Title The land and the loom : peasants and profit in northern France, 1680-1800 / Liana Vardi.

Published Durham : Duke University Press, 1993.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.56330944 VARD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 297 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [277]-292) and index.
Contents Conversion Table -- I. The Setting. 1. The Human Context. 2. The Institutional Setting -- II. The Land. 3. Landholding. 4. Tenancy. 5. Agriculture. 6. Rural Transformations and the Turn to Weaving -- III. The Loom. 7. Weaving. 8. Trade. 9. The Rise of the Merchant-Weavers. 10. Credit and the Crisis in Entrepreneurship. 11. Revolution in the Village.
Subject Peasants -- France -- Montigny-en-Cambrésis -- History.
Rural industries -- France -- Montigny-en-Cambrésis -- History.
Peasants -- France -- Cambrésis -- History.
Rural industries -- France -- Cambrésis -- History.
ISBN 0822312840