Village in the Vaucluse by Laurence Wylie
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Village in the Vaucluse
By Laurence Wylie

Village in the Vaucluse

Account of Life in a French Village 3rd New edition

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Village in the Vaucluse by Laurence Wylie

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Laurence Wylie's remarkably warm and human account of life in the rural French village he calls Peyrane vividly depicts the villagers themselves within the framework of a systematic description of their culture. Since 1950, when Wylie began his study of Peyrane, to which he has returned on many occasions since, France has become a primarily industrial nation--and French village life has changed in many ways. The third edition of this book includes a fascinating new chapter based on Wylie's observations of Peyrane since 1970, with discussions of the Peyranais' gradual assimilation into the outside world they once staunchly resisted, the flux of the village population, and the general transformation in the character of French rural communities.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674939363
ISBN-10: 0674939360
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 140mm x 33mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 20-Sep-1974
Country of Publication: United States

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