The Abolition of Feudalism: Peasants, Lords, and Legislators in the French Revolution

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CONTENTS
List of Figures and Mapsix
List of Tablesxi
Acknowledgmentsxvii
1. Introduction: Grievances, Insurrections, Legislation1
2. Seigneurial Rights on the Revolutionary Agenda16
3. Three Revolutionary Programs65
4. On the Ideological Construction of the Seigneurial Regime by the Third Estate (and of Two Seigneurial Regimes by the Nobility)145
5. Forms of Revolt: The French Countryside, 1788-1793203
6. Rhythms of Contention271
7. Tracking Insurrection through Time and Space337
8. Revolutionary Peasants and Revolutionary Legislators428
9. Words and Things: The French Revolutionary Bourgeoisie Defines the Feudal Regime516
10. Conclusion: From Grievances to Revolution561
Appendix: Sources for Peasant Insurrection Data613
References621
Index655

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