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...
For most people in France, life was full of challenges with many living in poverty
... However, the majority of the population consisting of peasants was living in ...
Aug 8, 2001 ... The first realistic images of French peasant life come from Louis La Nain. This
view of a French peasant home and family was painted around ...
To-day a Taine can go into raptures over the life they led because he knows it
only ... The misery of the great mass of French peasants was undoubtedly frightful
A leading cause of social stress in France during the Revolution was its large ...
In addition, the eighteenth century saw the intrusion of capitalism into everyday
life. ... Historians have estimated that in lean years 90 percent of the peasants
groups within France, such as the peasantry, bourgeoisie and, nobility; the exact
definitions .... nature of peasant life: peasants would] have had difficulty in con.
Handout: France Before the Revolution of 1789. Society was ... Near the bottom
were the peasants – the rural poor – and the city workers. ... Some nobles and
clergy recognised the injustice of the society they were living in and supported.
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Feb 22, 2015 ... ... who travelled through France in the years before the revolution. ... of life
between the French peasantry compared to that of the nobility.
But with a rise in population, farming families in France had been dividing the
lands ... Laborers and peasants had privileges that frustrated economic
development. ... as the upper nobility were absentee landlords living in great
homes in Paris.
must first get a picture of the economic and social life of France in former times,
espe- .... Revolution helped toward the consolidation of peasant ownership.