The Industriels Forains of Brittany, an Itinerant Community
Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Forains, carnival workers, fetes, itinerant workers, France, fairs
This paper examines the society of a unique, small subculture in France of the forains (carnival or fair entrepreneurs) in Brittany. Interactions with the larger French culture are discussed, as the societal makeup of their own subculture, as well as their daily life and the continued existence of this culture.
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Lerch, Oliver Burkert Jr., "The Industriels Forains of Brittany, an Itinerant Community" (1974). Anthropology - Dissertations. Paper 79.