Society and Culture in Early Modern France: Eight Essays (essays) 1975
*Le Retour de Martin Guerre [with Jean-Claude Carrière and Daniel Vigne] (screenplay) 1982
The Return of Martin Guerre (novel) 1983
Fiction in the Archives: Pardon Tales and Their Tellers in Sixteenth-Century France (history) 1987
Women on the Margins: Three Seventeenth-Century Lives (history) 1995
The Gift in Sixteenth-Century France (history) 2000
Slaves on Screen: Film and Historical Vision (criticism) 2000
*Written by Carrière and Vigne; aspects of the screenplay's plot and characterization were the result of a collaboration between the writers and Davis.