Fagniez, Gustave

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Fagniez, Gustave

 

Born Oct. 6, 1842, in Paris; died June 18, 1927, in Meudon. French historian. Member of the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences (1901).

Fagniez was a founder of the Historical Society of Paris (1874) and the founder of the Revue historique. His works dealt primarily with the socioeconomic history of France between the 13th and 17th centuries, drawing on archival materials. Fagniez’s publication of documents concerning the history of handicrafts and trade in medieval France was of great importance.

PUBLICATION

Documents relatifs à l’histoire de l’industrie et du commerce en France, vols. 1–2. Paris, 1898–1900.

WORKS

Etudes sur l’industrie et la classe industrielle à Paris au XIII et au XIV siècle. Paris, 1877.
L’Economie sociale de la France sous Henri IV. Paris, 1897.
Le Père Joseph et Richelieu, vols. 1–2. Paris, 1894.
La Femme et la société française dans la première moitié du XVII siècle. Paris, 1929.
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