H-France Forum Volume 12


Volume 12, Issue 1
Issue Editor: Hilary Bernstein, University of California, Santa Barbara

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Daniel Lord Smail, Legal Plunder: Households and Debt Collection in Late Medieval Europe, Cambridge, Mass : Harvard University Press, 2016, xv+ 326 pp.  Maps, tables, figures, illustrations, notes and index. $29.95 U.S. (cl.) ISBN 9780674737280.

Review Essays:
Julie Claustre, Université Paris 1 Panthéon - Sorbonne
Noël Coulet, Aix-Marseille Université

Susan McDonough, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Kathryn Reyerson, University of Minnesota

Response Essay by Daniel Lord Smail, Harvard University


Volume 12, Issue 2
Issue Editor: Jack Censer, George Mason University



Jennifer Palmer. Intimate Bonds: Family and Slavery in the French Atlantic. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 267 pp. $45.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0812248401.

Review Essays:
Laurent Dubois, Duke University
Christine Adams, St. Mary's College of Maryland
Jennifer Heuer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Response Essay by Jennifer Palmer, University of Georgia

Volume 12, Issue 3
Issue Editor: Hélène Bilis, Wellesley College



Ellen R. Welch, A Theater of Diplomacy: International Relations and the Performing Arts in Early Modern France. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. vi + 312 pp. Notes, bibliography, illustrations, and index. $75.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-8122-4900-2.

Review Essays:

Stephen C. Bold, Boston College

Brian Sandberg, Northern Illinois University

Scott M. Sanders, Dartmouth College

Sarah Alyn Stacey, Trinity College, Dublin


Response Essay by Ellen R. Welch, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill