The Allure of the Archives

Author(s): 
Farge, Arlette
ISBN: 
9780300176735
Date published: 
October 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£18.99

Communicates the tactile, interpretive, emotional experience of archival research while sharing astonishing details about life under the Old Regime in France. At once a practical guide to research methodology, this volume demonstrates how surrendering to the archive's allure can forever change how we understand the past.