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Published Articles & Professional Lectures

 

 

 

 

 

 

           There are seven distinct items in this category of the Projêt Fox archive, listed here chronologically according to when they were first given as lectures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. “From Monarchomachs to Dynastic Officialdom”:

 

 

 

lecture given at the First Conference of Polish and American Historians, held in Nièborów, Poland, May 27-29, 1974, and published in State and Society in Europe from the Fifteenth to the Eighteenth Centuries, ed. Jaroslaw Pelenski, Warsaw, 1983, pp. 185-200.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. XIV International Congress of Historical Sciences, San Francisco, August 22-29,1975:

 

 

"National Stability and Hereditary Transmission of Political and Economic Power"; text distributed in advance to conference participants.

 

 

 

 Commentary on that text, delivered at a session of the Congress.

 

 

 

"Rules of Inheritance and Strategies of Mobility in Pre-revolutionary France", American Historical Review, 82 (1977), 271-289. A revised form of the “National Stability” lecture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. “Succession Before and After the Civil Code”:

 

 

 

lecture given at the Society for French Historical Studies meeting in Rochester, N.Y., April, 1976.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. “Notaries, Saisine, and Family Secrets in Modern France”:

 

 

 

Lecture given at the American Society for Legal History, Fall of 1977.

 

 

 

Revised form of the lecture, given at the University of Indiana Economic History Seminar, October 1984.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. “State Building in Early Modern France: the Role of Dynastic Officialdom”:

 

 

 

lecture given at the Third Conference of Polish and American Historians, held in Poznan, Poland, in May-June, 1979, and published in Journal of Modern History, 55 (1983), 191-206.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. Commentary upon a paper by Donald R. Kelley and Bonnie Smith entitled “What Was Property: The Legal and Social Question in France, 1789-1848",

 

 

 

given at the American Society for Legal History, Williamsburg, Virginia, October 1979.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. “Legal Dogma and Actual Practice of Estate Succession in France”:

 

 

 

lecture given at the American Society for Legal History, Newark, N.J., October 1984.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

© Ralph E. Giesey 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated 5/13/09