The Peasant culture facts, information | Pedestrianization of France during the French Revolution ulture

Conditions of French society before The revolution. The peasantry. At the time of the revolution in the peasantry numbered about 23,000,000 in a total population of 25,000,000. In some district's of France the peasantry were still serf in the strict sense of the world, beings bought and sold with the land when it changed hands. These serfs numbered about 1,000,000.Another section of the peasantry were the "meta yer" tenants who shared both the profits and losses of cultivation with their landlords. Read more [...]