An innovative history of deep social and economic changes in France, told through the story of a single extended family across five generations
Some of the finest essays in the social sciences, written by one of the twentieth century's most influential and provocative thinkers
They were abolitionists, speculators, slave owners, government officials, and occasional politicians. They were observers of the anxieties and dramas of empire. And they were from one family. The Inner Life of Empires tells the intimate...