Xavier Lafrance. The Making of Capitalism in France. Class Structures, Economic Development, the State and the Formation of the French Working Class, 1750–1914.
Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2019.
1 – The Old Regime False Start: Attempts at Liberal Reforms and the Absence of a Transition to Capitalism in Absolutist France
2 – Non-capitalist Industrialisation in Post-revolutionary France
3 – The French Revolution and the Customary Regulation of Labour
4 – The Rise of the French Working Class: Republican and Socialist Struggles against Extra-Economic Exploitation
5 – The State-Led Capitalist Transformation of French Industry
6 – Capitalism and the Re-making of the French Working Class