The allure of the archives / Arlette Farge ; translated by Thomas Scott-Railton ; foreword by Natalie Zemon Davis.
Arlette Farge's Le Goût de l'archive is widely regarded as a historiographical classic. While combing through two-hundred-year-old judicial records from the Archives of the Bastille, historian Farge was struck by the extraordinarily intimate portrayal they provided of the lives of the poo...
New Haven :
Yale University Press,
|Series:||Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history.