Analysis of Arrests in Paris, June 1848 (ICPSR 49)

Principal Investigator(s): Tilly, Charles; Unknown


This data collection contains three files pertaining to the June 1848 insurrection in Paris and to people charged with or arrested for participation in the insurrection. The data files contain social, economic, and demographic information. Information is provided on the results of the judicial proceedings against the individual after arrest, as well as demographic characteristics of the individual, such as occupation, place of birth, sex, age, marital status, number of children, and place of residence (Part 1), the number of inhabitants arrested in connection with the rebellion, the labor force, and social characteristics of the 12 zones (arrondisements) (Part 2), and demographic and arrest information with a focus on the furnished apartments, clubs, and popular societies within the 48 quartiers (districts) existing in Paris in 1848 (Part 3).

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
DS1:  Individual-Level Data - Download All Files (0.761 MB)
ASCII + SAS Setup    SPSS Setup   
DS2:  Arrondissement-Level Data - Download All Files (0.225 MB)
SAS    SPSS    Stata    ASCII   
ASCII + SAS Setup    SPSS Setup    Stata Setup   
DS3:  Quartier-Level Data - Download All Files (0.231 MB)
SAS    SPSS    Stata    ASCII   
ASCII + SAS Setup    SPSS Setup    Stata Setup   

Study Description


Tilly, Charles, and Unknown. Analysis of Arrests in Paris, June 1848. ICPSR00049-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1998.

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    arrests, arrondissements, civil disorders, demographic characteristics, labor force, nineteenth century, population density, prosecution, riots, trial procedures, violence

Geographic Coverage:    France, Global, Paris

Time Period:   

  • 1848

Universe:    A total of 11,616 participants arrested in the June 1848 insurrection in Paris, France.

Data Type(s):    event/transaction data, survey data


Data Source:

(1) LISTE GENERALE EN ORDER ALPHABETIQUE DES INCULPES DE JUIN 1848, (2) Pouthas, Charles H. LA POPULATION FRANCAISE PENDANT LA PREMIERE MOTIE DU XIXE SIECLES. Paris, France: Presses Universitaires de France, 1956, (3) the Chamber of Commerce Survey of Paris in 1848, and (4) the 1856 French Census

Extent of Processing:   ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-05-03

Version History:

  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 4 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2005-11-04 On 2005-03-14 new files were added to one or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable, and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-11-04 to reflect these additions.

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