The Life and Death of Industrial Languedoc, 1700-1920

Hardcover | August 1, 1995

byChristopher H. Johnson

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In this seminal book, Christopher Johnson writes a full-scale study of the rise and decline of industrialization in the Bas-Languedoc region of France. Working within a broad 200-year frame, Johnson examines the process of how and why a successful industrial region transformed itself toagriculture. Johnson is primarily interested in de-industrialization, which sets him apart from previous historians who have studied regions only in terms of the growth toward industrialization.

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In this seminal book, Christopher Johnson writes a full-scale study of the rise and decline of industrialization in the Bas-Languedoc region of France. Working within a broad 200-year frame, Johnson examines the process of how and why a successful industrial region transformed itself toagriculture. Johnson is primarily interested in de...

Christopher H. Johnson is at Wayne State University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 9.49 × 6.5 × 1.18 inPublished:August 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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"The narrative is executed with the vigor and flourish of literary and stylistic genius. It is robust, impassioned, concrete, and sometimes evocatively metaphorical. Humor and even some good-natured sniping pepper the text."--American Historical Review