Arlette Farge is Director of Research in Modern History at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris and author of several works on 18th-century Paris and France.
ARTICLES FEATURING ARLETTE
“Une affaire d’amour and dust”: On The Allure of the Archives
An "introduction to research in the archives" might be something lugubrious, "a tour of silent rooms in which benumbed readers sit with eyes half-closed, choking quietly on drifting clouds of powdery dust."...