Politics in the marketplace : work, gender, and citizenship in revolutionary France (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Politics in the marketplace : work, gender, and citizenship in revolutionary France

Author: Katie Jarvis
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Politics in the Marketplace integrates politics, economics, and gender to ask how the Dames des Halles invented notions of citizenship through everyday trade during the French Revolution. As crucial food retailers, traditional representatives of the Third Estate, and famed leaders of the march on Versailles, these Parisian market women held great revolutionary influence. By abolishing Old Regime privileges, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jarvis, Katie (Katie L.).
Politics in the marketplace.
New York : Oxford University Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018044300
Named Person: Paris
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katie Jarvis
ISBN: 9780190917111 0190917113
OCLC Number: 1048935231
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2020 Louis A. Gottschalk Prize from the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Honorable Mention from the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians Award for Best First Book on the History of Women, Gender, and/or Sexuality.
Description: xii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : inventing citizenship in the revolutionary marketplace --
The Dames des Halles : economic lynchpins and the people personified --
Embodying sovereignty : the October days, political activism, and maternal work --
Occupying the marketplace : the battle over public space, particular interests, and the body politic --
Exacting change : money, market women, and the crumbling corporate world --
The cost of female citizenship : price controls and the gendering of democracy in revolutionary France --
Selling legitimacy : merchants, police, and the politics of popular subsistence --
Commercial licenses as political contracts : working out autonomy and economic citizenship --
Conclusion : fruits of labors : citizenship as social experience.
Responsibility: Katie Jarvis.

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Politics in the Marketplace integrates politics, economics, and gender to ask how the Dames des Halles invented notions of citizenship through everyday trade during the French Revolution. While  Read more...

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It is mindboggling that no book-length study of the revolutionary market women of Paris...existed before Katie Jarvis's....This meticulously researched study takes the reader from the din and grit of Read more...

 
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