Click on any link below to learn more about the French worker of the 18th & 19th Centuries

Workers' Organizations

Worker & State Relations

Working Conditions

Living Conditions

Workers' Personal Experiences

Bibliographic Credits


Bibliographic Resources for the French Worker Web Project:

Berkvam, Michael.  La Vie Parisienne.  University of Indiana Press, 1981.


"Le Second Empire"


Pinkney, David.  Napoleon III and the Rebuilding of Paris.   Princeton University Press: Princeton, NJ. 1972.


"The France of Victor Hugo"


Traugott, Mark.  The French Worker: Autobiographies from the Early Industrial Era.  University of California Press: Berkley, 1993.



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