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Workers in French Society in the 19th and 20th Centuries - Gerard Noiriel

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This book provides a conspectus on the history of the French working class in the 19th and 20th centuries. Based on the full range of advances in social history over the last 20 years, the author shows that the French Revolution did not hasten the triumph of capitalism - on the contrary, it strengthened those sectors which were hostile to industrialisation. Until the end of the 19th century the working-class world therefore continued to be torn between the two traditional opposing poles of the urban artisan and the worker-peasants of rural industry and was thus unable to achieve any long-term group organisation.

Slight wear to dust jacket and minor mark to page edges. Very good condition internally.

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Author(s):
Noiriel, Gerard
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1990
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0854966102
ISBN-13:
9780854966103
Number of pages:
248
Publisher:
Berg
Title:
Workers in French Society in the 19th and 20th Centuries

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This book provides a conspectus on the history of the French working class in the 19th and 20th centuries. Based on the full range of advances in social history over the last 20 years, the author shows that the French Revolution did not hasten the triumph of capitalism - on the contrary, it strengthened those sectors which were hostile to industrialisation. Until the end of the 19th century the working-class world therefore continued to be torn between the two traditional opposing poles of the urban artisan and the worker-peasants of rural industry and was thus unable to achieve any long-term group organisation.

Slight wear to dust jacket and minor mark to page edges. Very good condition internally.

Author(s):
Noiriel, Gerard
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1990
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0854966102
ISBN-13:
9780854966103
Number of pages:
248
Publisher:
Berg
Title:
Workers in French Society in the 19th and 20th Centuries

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