Title

The Industriels Forains of Brittany, an Itinerant Community

Date of Award

1974

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department

Anthropology

Keywords

Forains, carnival workers, fetes, itinerant workers, France, fairs

Abstract

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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