Catharism, Catholicism, and Magic: Rethinking Le Roy Ladurie's 'Montaillou'

Yme Kuiper

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademic


    During the 1970s and early 1980s the history of mentalities became en vogue in the humanities. Especially Le Roy Ladurie's 1975 'Montaillou: village occitan de 1294 à 1324' took the interest of the general public. What were the crucial insights of this micro-historical combination of narrative history and historical anthropology?
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationStruggles of Gods
    Subtitle of host publicationPapers of the Groningen Work Group for the Study of the History of Religions
    EditorsHans G. Kippenberg, Y. Kuiper, H.J.W. Drijvers
    PublisherMouton Publishers
    Number of pages34
    ISBN (Print)90-279-3460-6
    Publication statusPublished - 1984

    Publication series

    NameReligion and Reason
    PublisherMouton Publishers


    • Catharism, History of Mentality, Historical Anthropology, Micro History

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