Love, Death and Money in the Pays d'Oc
by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie
Paperback, 590 pages
9.8 x 6.5 x 1.8 inches
$30.00 (Can $34.95)
Examines historical implication and the interactions between learned and popular cultures and between folktales and serious literature, through an analysis of the eighteenth-century French fable "Jean-l'ont-pris."
Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie is a French historian whose work is mainly focused upon Languedoc in the ancien regime, particularly the history of the peasantry. His most famous book, Montaillou, was published by Braziller in 1978.