Divorcing in Revolutionary France
Code Napoleon, or the French Civil Code. (George Spence, Trans.), London, England: William Benning, 1827. See also Napoleon Series.
The French Revolution and Napoleon: A Sourcebook. Philip G Dwyer and Peter McPhee, Eds., Routledge (2002).
Suzanne Desan, The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France, University of California Press (2004).
Jennifer Ngaire Heuer, The Family and the Nation: Gender and Citizenship in Revolutionary France, 1789-1830, Cornell University Press, (2007).
Theresa McBride, “Public Authority and Private Lives: Divorce after the French Revolution”, French Historical Studies, 17:3 (Spring 1992), pp. 747-768.
Roderick Phillips, “Demographic Aspects of Divorce in Rouen, 1792-1816”, Annales de démographie historique, (1976), pp. 429-441.
--, “Women and Family Breakdown in Eighteenth-Century France: Rouen 1780-1800”, Social History, 1:2 (May 1976), pp. 197-218.
Liberté de mariage (Divorce), 1793-1794, via Bibliothèque nationale de France.
Le Divorce, 1793, via Bibliothèque nationale de France.
This episode is part of our Revolutionary France Series.
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com)
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