Peasant Revolt and the Abolition of Feudalism

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Peasant Revolt and the Abolition of Feudalism

2013
32 mins

In the weeks after the storming of the Bastille, panic gripped the countryside. Peasants revolted against their lords, and rumors about grain hoarding, bandits, and foreign invasion swirled around France. Amid this "Great...

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Suzanne Desan Ph.D.