Work, Regulation, and Identity in Provincial France

The Bordeaux Leather Trades, 1740–1815

  • Authors
  • Daniel Heimmermann

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
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    Pages 1-1
  3. Daniel Heimmermann
    Pages 67-83
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    Pages 85-126
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    Pages 127-147
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    Pages 149-170
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    Pages 171-199
  8. Daniel Heimmermann
    Pages 201-204
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 205-298

About this book


The 18th-century French leather industry was a strategically important manufacturing sector, one vital to both civilian and military life. This study examines the production of leather in the Bordeaux trades during the 18th and 19th centuries, illuminating the realities of a craft economy and its relation to the wider French political economy.


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Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-49399-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-43859-1
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