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


Click on any of the titles below to read the full-length essay on the topic of Worker and State Relations in Nineteenth Century France

"Workers as Citizens" - Jeremy Dulaney        "Police and the Law" - Christopher Purvis

"Relations with the Government" - Mary Wells   

"The French Worker and the Revolution of 1848" - Shane White

"The French Worker During the Second Empire" - Sam Whisman

"New Government: Minimal Improvement" - John Knadler


A scene from the Revolution of 1830



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