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Carnival in Romans / Emmanuel LeRoy Ladurie ; translated from the French by Mary Feeney.


1st ed.. New York : G. Braziller, 1979.
ISBN 0807609285, 9780807609286

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Standard Title Carnaval de Romans. English
Subjects France -- History -- Wars of the Huguenots, 1562-1598.
France -- Romans-sur-Isère.
France.
Romans, France (Drome) -- History.
Romans-sur-Isère (France) -- History.
Description xvi, 426 pages, [2] leaves of plates : maps ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Translation of Le carnaval de Romans.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-426).
Translation of: Le carnaval de Romans.
Summary Recreates two weeks, including the Mardi Gras carnival, in the city of Romans in 1580 when the festivities degenerated to bloodshed as the leader of the popular party was assassinated by a mob.
Contents The urban and rural setting -- Taxes: commoner versus noble -- Jean de Bourg's petition of grievance -- 1578: Jacques Colas and the moderate revolt -- 1579: the shadow carnival -- Strikes and debts -- Antoine Guerin, master of ceremonies -- Mardi Gras 1580 or, God on our side -- A slaughter of peasants -- "Magpies and crows have pecked out our eyes ..." -- Paradigms, confraternities, kingdoms -- The winter festival -- A word on the peasants -- Forerunners of equality.
Genre History.
Geographic Area France
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5008051
(OCoLC)ocm05008051
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Le Roy Ladurie, Emmanuel.
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