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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peasant

A peasant is a member of a traditional class of farmers, either laborers or owners of small farms, ... The word "peasant" is derived from the 15th century French word païsant (compare Italian paesano), ... The open field system of agriculture dominated most of northern Europe during medieval times and endured until the  ...

chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/chap1a.html

A leading cause of social stress in France during the Revolution was its large ... and population shifts, daily life in the countryside remained much the same, ... Historians have estimated that in lean years 90 percent of the peasants lived at or  ...

wiki.orgfree.com/french_revolution_improved.htm

Their children died soon for diseases, but one was killed after being jailed during the Revolution. The royal family was not ... of the total land of France. They were extremely wealthy because they did not pay any taxes, but taxed their peasants.

www.jstor.org/stable/29738474

The r?le of the peasantry during both revolutions is a question to which the ... the study of the lives and doings of the radical leaders and those minorities that ...

www.teenink.com/nonfiction/academic/article/468011/The-People-of-the-French-Revolution

I've lately become obsessed with the French Revolution, I simply find the ... The French Revolution was much more than that; it was millions of real people with lives and ... During this period the kings and ministers of France began to gain more and .... (French Revolution, World Book) Despite this, the peasants were treated ...

www.britannica.com/event/French-Revolution

May 7, 2017 ... The revolutionary movement that shook France between 1787 and 1799 and ... The peasants, many of whom owned land, had attained an ...

www.h-france.net/rude/rude%20volume%20ii/McPhee%20Final%20Version.pdf

Peter McPhee, Revolution and Environment in Southern France: Peasants, ..... during the French Revolution,” French History 15 (2001), 273-306; and Peter ...

www.gohistorygo.com/causes-of-french-revolution

Causes of the French Revolution. ... At Versailles, the French monarchs lived a lavish life while things grew steadily worse around them. To make a bad situation  ...

www.slideshare.net/jake119kim/french-revolution-peasants-journal

Feb 27, 2014 ... Journals of Peasants (French Revolution). 1. Jake Kim 8-6; 2. Journal Entry I May 5,1788~1789 All the peasants were demanding food. A new ...

dwardmac.pitzer.edu/Anarchist_archives/kropotkin/frenchrev/iv.html

The Great French Revolution, 1789-1793 (N. F. Dryhurst, Trans.) ... length the condition of the peasants in the country and of the poorer classes in the towns ... followed by massacres, became a persistent feature in the everyday life of the kingdom. ... during the fifteen years of Louis XVI's reign which preceded the Revolution, ...