Series: Selections from the Annales

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Biology of man in history : selections from the Annales, économies, sociétés, civilisations by Robert ForsterVolume 1
Family and society : selections from the Annales, économies, sociétés, civilisations by Robert ForsterVolume 2
Rural Society in France by Robert ForsterVolume 3
Deviants and the abandoned in French society : selections from the Annales, économies, sociétés, civilisations, volume IV by Robert ForsterVolume 4
Food and Drink in History (Selections from the Annales; Economies, Societies, Civilisatio) (v. 5) by Robert ForsterVolume 5
Medicine and society in France : selections from the Annales, economies, sociétés, civilisations, volume 6 by Robert Forster6
Ritual, Religion, and the Sacred (Selections from the Annales Economies, Sociétés, Civilisations. vol. 7) by Robert ForsterVolume 7

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