Themes in the Historical Geography of France.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2013Description: 1 online resource (623 p.)ISBN: 9781483267241Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Themes in the Historical Geography of FranceLOC classification: HC273 | .C568 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Front Cover; Themes in the Historical Geography of France; Copyright Page; List of Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Chapter 1. The Practice of Historical Geography in France; Historical Geography and Geographical History; Geographical Contributions to the Historical Geography of France; Notes; References; Chapter2. Peopling and the Origins of Settlement Pierre Bonnaud; Introduction; New Methods, Ideas and Findings; Prehistory and Protohistory; The Gallo-Roman Period and the Early Middle Ages to A.D. 1000
Further Aspects of the Peopling of France after A.D. 1000Notes; References; Chapter3. Early Urban Development; Introduction; First Generation : The Classical Legacy; The Dark Ages; Second Generation : Medieval Urbanization; Planned Medieval New Towns; Notes; References; Chapter4. Retreat of Rural Settlement ; Introduction; Causes of Settlement Contraction; Settlement Retreat Prior to the Fourteenth Century; Settlement Retreat in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries; Settlement Retreat after the Fifteenth Century; The Continuum of Settlement Adjustment; References
Chapter 5. Regional Contrasts in Agrarian StructureThe Concept of an Agrarian Civilization; The Density of History; Forms and Functions in Agrarian Structures; The Antiquity and Continuity of Agrarian Structures; Dividing France into Two, Three or More Cultural Provinces; A Twofold Division : le Nord and le Midi; Natural Divisions; Cultural Divisions; The Legacy from Rome; A Threefold Division: the Three-field System and Other Field Systems; Roger Dion's Regions of Collectivism, Individualism and Opportunism; Marc Bloch's Regions of Regular Openfields, Irregular Openfields and Bocage
Gaston Roupne Fs Division into Southern Individualism,Western Bocage and Northern CampagneAgrarian Structures in Transition; Mediterranean Features in the Limagnes; Ancient Links with the South Preserved; Northerly Field Systems in the Plaine Marneuse; Agricultural Distress in the Late Nineteenth Century; Agrarian Structures as Systems; Notes; References; Chapter6. Reclamation of Coastal Marshland; Introduction; Drainage in Medieval France; The Hollandries of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries; Drainage in the Nineteenth Century; Notes; References; Chapter7. Petite Culture 1750-1850
Population and ResourcesThe Problem of Poverty; Sharecropping and the Rise of Smallholdings; References; Chapter8. Reclamation of Wasteland During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries; The Study of Land Clearance; Wasteland Clearance in the Early Eighteenth Century; The Results of Land Clearance Legislation of the 1760s; Wasteland in the Early Nineteenth Century; The Process of Land Clearance through the Nineteenth Century; Land Clearance as an Indicator of Agricultural Change; Factors Behind Nineteenth Century Land Clearance; Archival Sources; Appendix; Acknowledgements; References
Chapter9. Historical Georgaphy of Western France
Themes in the Historical Geography of France compiles several selected themes in the historical geography of France. This book discusses the practice of historical geography in France; peopling and the origins of settlement; early urban development; and retreat of rural settlement. The regional contrasts in agrarian structure; reclamation of coastal marshland; petite culture on 1750-1850; and reclamation of wasteland during the 18th and 19th centuries are also elaborated. This compilation likewise covers the historical geography of Western France; urban growth on 1500-1900; and agricultural ch
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