H-France Reviews, Volume 22 (2022)

January/Janvier Reviews

Olivia Bloechl, Opera and the Political Imaginary in Old Regime France. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. xiii + 203 pp. Appendix, acknowledgments, abbreviations, notes, bibliography, and index. $59.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN: 9780226522753.

Review by Tili Boon Cuillé, Washington University in St. Louis.
H-France Review Vol. 22 (January 2022), No. 1. 

Gérard Béaur, ed., Alternative Agriculture in Europe (Sixteenth-Twentieth Centuries). Turnhout: Brepols, 2020. 349 pp. Illustrations and tables. €80.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-503-58674-8.

Review by Elizabeth Heath, Baruch College, City University of New York.
H-France Review Vol. 22 (January 2022), No. 2. 

Alexandra Perisic, Precarious Crossings: Immigration, Neoliberalism, and the Atlantic. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, 2019. 240 pp. Notes and index. $99.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-8142-1410-7; $29.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-8142-5552-0; $29.95 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-0-8142-7731-7.

Review by Edwige Tamalet Talbayev, Tulane University.
H-France Review Vol. 22 (January 2022), No. 3. 

Sarah Greer, Alice Hicklin, and Stefan Esders, eds. Using and Not Using the Past after the Carolingian Empire, c. 900-c.1050. London and New York: Routledge, 2019. xi + 308 pp. Figures, tables, notes, and index. $160.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780367002510; $48.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 9780367002527; $48.95 U.S. (eb). ISBN 9780429400551.

Review by John Eldevik, Hamilton College.
H-France Review Vol. 22 (January 2022), No. 4. 

Mette Harder and Jennifer Ngaire Heuer, eds., Life in Revolutionary France. London, New York, Oxford, New Delhi, and Sydney: Bloomsbury Academic, 2020. 424 pp. Figures, maps, acknowledgements, notes, recommended reading, and index. $37.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 9781350077294; $115.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9781350077300.

Review by Corinne Gressang, Erskine College.
H-France Review Vol. 22 (January 2022), No. 5. 

Caroline zum Kolk and Kathleen Wilson, eds., Femmes à la cour de France: Charges et fonctions (XVe- XIXe siècle). Lille: Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 2018. 406 pp. Illustrations. € 32.00 (pb). ISBN 9782757423615.

Review by Tracy Adams, The University of Auckland.
H-France Review Vol. 22 (January 2022), No. 6. 

Rose-Marie Peake, The Power of Religious Societies in Shaping Early Modern Society and Identity. Crossing Boundaries: Turku Medieval and Early Modern Studies. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2020. 245 pp. Sources, notes on vocabulary, and index. €99.00 (hb). ISBN 9789462986688; €98.99 (eb). ISBN 9789048537976.

Review by Joy Palacios, University of Calgary.
H-France Review Vol. 22 (January 2022), No. 7. 

Julie Hardwick, Sex in an Old Regime City: Young Workers and Intimacy in France, 1660-1789. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2020. ix + 280 pp. $35.00 U.S. (hb). 978-0-190945183.

Review by Suzanne Desan, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
H-France Review Vol. 22 (January 2022), No. 8. 

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