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Description:ISBN 0140137009 / Genre: History / Author: Emmanuel La Roy Ladurie / Edition: New Ed / Paperback / 400 Pages / Book is published ... more
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There are very few history books written about the ordinary person and their lives. Occasionally they appear en masse as a disgruntled mob or are mentioned in passing in the context of other, more famous lives. Sometimes one comes to our attention for a great deed or misdeed; for rising above the forgotten unknowns who live, love and die unremembered and without making even a scratch on the historical record. But also sometimes we get lucky and something survives which can shed some light on how the vast majority of the human population lived at a particular time period; in this case it Inquisition records dealing with a tiny French village on the border with Spain. The Read the complete review