The French idea of history : Joseph de Maistre and his heirs, 1794-1854 (Book, 2011) []
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The French idea of history : Joseph de Maistre and his heirs, 1794-1854

Author: Carolina Armenteros; ProQuest (Firm)
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Joseph Marie Maistre, comte de
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carolina Armenteros; ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN: 9780801462597 0801462592
OCLC Number: 1261936352
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Description: xiii, 361 p.
Contents: Pt. 1. Joseph de Maistre and the idea of history, 1794-1820: The statistical beginnings of historical thought : Joseph de Maistre against Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1794-96 ; Maistrian epistemology and pedagogy in historical perspective ; A Europeanist theory of history : Du pape ; Redemption by suffering : social violence and historical development in the Éclaircissement sur les sacrifices ; Returning the universe to God : time, will, and reason in Les soirées de Saint-Pétersbourg --
pt. 2. Historical thought in France, 1798-1845: The new truth of historical knowledge : liberty, order, and the rise of the social fact, 1797-1848 ; Historical progress and the logic of sacrifice, 1822-54 ; The metapolitics of history : socialism, positivism, and tradition, 1820-48.
Responsibility: Carolina Armenteros.


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