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The Jacobin legacy in modern France : essays in honour of Vincent Wright

Author: Sudhir Hazareesingh; Vincent Wright
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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"Shedding new light on the specifications of modern French political culture, this collection of essays will appeal to historians and political scientists interested in the transformation of French public institutions and society, as well as comparativists seeking a deeper understanding of the French political system."--BOOK JACKET.
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Named Person: Vincent Wright
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sudhir Hazareesingh; Vincent Wright
ISBN: 0199256462 9780199256464
OCLC Number: 50285243
Description: x, 244 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Vincent Wright and the Jacobin legacy in historical and theoretical perspectives / Sudhir Hazareesingh --
'La guerre sainte': debates about just war among Republicans in the nineteenth century / Karma Nabulsi --
'Honorable and honoured citizens': war veterans of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Eras under the Second Empire / Sudhir Hazareesingh --
The prefect, political functionary of the Jacobin state: permanences and continuities (1870-1914) / Jean-Pierre Machelon --
Fraternity, solidarity, sociability: the grass roots of the Grand Orient de France (1900-1926) / Maurice Larkin --
Reform, conservation, and adaptation: sciences-po, from the popular front to the liberation / Philip Nord --
General de Gaulle and the restoration of the republic / Douglas Johnson --
Emulation through decoration: a science of government? / Olivier Ihl --
The Republic and its territory: the persistence and the adaptation of founding myths / Yves Mény --
Making citizens in an increasingly complex society: Jacobinism revisited / Dominique Schnapper.
Responsibility: edited by Sudhir Hazareesingh.
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