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Bureaucrats and bourgeois society : Office politics and individual credit in France 1789-1848

Author: Ralph Kingston
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Series: War, culture and society, 1750-1850.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between 1789 and 1848, clerks modified their occupational practices, responding to political scrutiny and state-administration reforms. Ralph Kingston examines the lives and influence of bureaucrats inside and outside the office as they helped define nineteenth-century bourgeois social capital, ideals of emulation, honour, and masculinity.
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Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Kingston
ISBN: 1137264926 9781137264923 9781349338511 1349338516
OCLC Number: 916511891
Notes: Acknowledgements Introduction: 20,000 Fools: Inventing the 'Bureaucrat' PART I: OFFICE POLITICS A Revolution in Administration: The Theory and Practice of Government During the French Revolution Revolutionary Time and Space: The Anxieties of Administrative 'Transparency' Telling Tales: Collaboration, Career-making, and the Contest for Credit PART II: BUREAUCRATS IN BOURGEOIS SOCIETY Civil Servant, Civil Society: The Accumulation of 'Honour' in Bourgeois Society Surrogate Fathers, Suitable Sons: Manufacturing 'Paternity' and Honourable Inheritance The Social Politics of Bureaucracy: The 'Bureaucrat' as 'Bourgeois Type' Coda & Conclusion: The Failure of 1848: Bourgeois Social Capital at the Crossroads Note on Method and Sources and Select Bibliography Endnotes Index.
Description: 1 online resource (248 pages) : 2 black and white, 2 black and white halftones, line drawings
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Foreword to the Series; Introduction: 20,000 Fools; Part I: Office Politics; 1 A Revolution in Administration: The Theory and Practice of Government During the French Revolution; 2 Revolutionary Time and Space: The Anxieties of Administrative 'Transparency'; 3 Telling Tales: Collaboration, Career Making and the Contest for Credit; Part II: Bureaucrats in Bourgeois Society; 4 Civil Servant, Civil Society: The Accumulation of 'Honour' in Bourgeois Civil Society. 5 Surrogate Fathers, Suitable Sons: Manufacturing 'Paternity' and Honourable Inheritance6 The Social Politics of Bureaucracy: The 'Bureaucrat' as 'Bourgeois Type'; Coda and Conclusion: The Failure of 1848: Bourgeois Social Capital at the Crossroads; Note on Method and Sources; Endnotes; Select Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: War, culture and society, 1750-1850.
Responsibility: Ralph Kingston.

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