Enlightened feudalism : seigneurial justice and village society in eighteenth-century northern Burgundy / Jeremy Hayhoe.
Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2008.
xii, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Changing perspectives on early modern Europe. 1542-3905.
Formatted Contents Note
Tiny courts, incompetent judges? Justice in the interests of lords Justice in the interests of the community Conflict and consensus in and out of court Local knowledge and legal reform : the transformation of justice Tocqueville in the village : seigneurial reaction and the central state A popular institution? : seigneurial justice in the cahiers de doléances Lords, judges, and the self-regulating village.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references ( pages 277-301) and index.
KJW853.44.P38 H39 2008
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