Cahiers de Doléances Content Codings

This dataset provides content codings of the cahiers de doléances produced by Gilbert Shapiro and John Markoff as described in:


Gilbert Schapiro and John Markoff (1998): Revolutionary Demands: A Content Analysis of the Cahiers de Doléances of 1789, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

Specifically, it contains content codings of the grievances and demands stated by the nobility (ca. 27.000) and the third estate (ca. 47.000) in the General Cahiers for each administrative unit (bailliage). For more information, see Schapiro & Markoff (1998).

You can download the data here.

If you use the data for your research project, please cite Schapiro & Markoff (1998).