Critique du vernaculaire
Here the note of caution, only in passing when it would require pause : p. 55
The disappearance of some vernaculars need hardly be mourned. If the standardized model of the French citizen bequeathed to us by the Revolution replaced vernacular forms of patriarchal servitude in provincial France, then surely this was an emancipatory gain. … One would not want to spring to the defense of all vernaculars against all universals.