An Economy of Violence in Early Modern France: Crime and Justice in the Haute Auvergne, 1587-1664

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An Economy of Violence in Early Modern France takes the reader to a relatively little known area of early modern France to examine the behavior, attitudes, and environment of its inhabitants. It examines the uses and characteristics of violence and discusses what violence can tell us about the mentality of the people of the region. In the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, the people of the Haute Auvergne kept their troubles to themselves. In this remote mountain region, the official forces of law and order ...

An Economy of Violence in Early Modern France: Crime and Justice in the Haute Auvergne, 1587-1664 1994, Penn State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780271010090

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