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Did the workhouse or its equivalent exist in France of the 19th century?

Question #139000. Asked by TheQueenly1.
Last updated Jan 21 2015.
Originally posted Jan 19 2015 7:21 PM.

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There were well-organized workhouses in France, along with much of the rest of Western Europe, in the 19th century.

Source:
The Children of Eve: Population and Well-being in History, page 247, by L. P. Cain and D. G. Paterson, Published in 2012 by Wiley-Blackwell.

link http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-EHEP002823.html

Jan 21 2015, 12:54 AM
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