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Author MacKnight, Elizabeth C., author

Title Nobility and patrimony in modern France / Elizabeth Chalmers MacKnight
Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (x, 291 pages) : illustration (black and white)
Series Studies in modern French history
Studies in modern French history
Contents Front matter; Dedication; Contents; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; Protecting property during revolution; Divisions of inheritance; Adoption for transmission; Incapacity and debt; Landed estates in operation; Residences and gardens; Holding the fort in the world wars; Initiatives for preservation and tourism; Conclusion; List of families; Archival sources; Index
Summary This is a study of noble families' collective memory and transmission of tangible and intangible cultural heritage
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 21, 2018)
Subject Cultural property -- France -- History -- Modern period, 1500-
Nobility -- France -- History -- Modern period, 1500-
Cultural property.
HISTORY / General
Nobility.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
France.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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