Roger Magraw. France, 1800-1914: A Social History.
Londres: Pearson Education, 2002.
General editor’s preface
Introduction: writing the social history of nineteenth-century France
1 – Social elites
Introduction: a ‘bourgeois century’?
The survival of aristocratic power?
The France of the bourgeoisie
2 – The making of the French working-class
Writing the social history of the French working-class
The making of the working class
Workers and the Second Republic (1848-51)
Bonapartism and French labour (1851-71)
Workers and the bourgeois Republic (1871-1914)
Conclusion: integrating the workers?
3 – The peasantry
Introduction: peasant France
The peasantry and the French Revolution
Apogee and crisis of a peasant society? (1815-48)
The politicisation of rural protest? (1846-51)
Bonapartist domination and rural prosperity? (1852-75c)
Peasants and the bourgeois Republic
4 – Religion and anti-clericalism
A Catholic revival? (1815-75c)
The clergy, popular piety and ‘folk religion’
The ‘feminisation’ of Catholicism?
The forces of opposition
A Catholic country?
5 – Education and the uses of literacy
Secondary and higher education
6 – Crime and punishment
Moral panics–myths and perceptions of crime
Discipline and punish . . .
7 – The medicalisation of nineteenth-century France
The ‘heroic’ rise of the medical profession
8 – The birth of a consumer society?
France and the consumer revolution
Consumerism, hedonism and the bourgeois culture anxieties
An alternative ethos: consumer co-operation
9 – Gender
Writing the history of (French) women
An ambivalent legacy: women, Enlightenment, French Revolution
Domesticity and its discontents
Women, work and the family
‘La femme populaire rebelle’?
Women and the labour movement 1880-1914
A gender crisis? Male anxieties, misogyny and antifeminism in the fin-de-siècle
France, women, feminism
Postscript: from ‘discourse’ to representation and ‘social reality’?
Appendix I: Political regimes, 1789-1914
Appendix II: Chronology of events, 1789-1914
Appendix III: Glossary of terms