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From Jacobin to liberal : Marc-Antoine Jullien, 1775-1848

Author: Marc-Antoine Jullien; R R Palmer
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
For this book R.R. Palmer has translated selections from the abundant writings of the versatile French political figure and writer Marc-Antoine Jullien, weaving them together with his own extensive commentary into an absorbing narrative of Jullien's life and times. Jullien's hopes and fears for the "progress of humanity" were typical of many of the French bourgeoisie in this turbulent period. His life coincided with

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Marc-Antoine Jullien; Marc-Antoine Jullien
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marc-Antoine Jullien; R R Palmer
ISBN: 0691032998 9780691032993
OCLC Number: 27226596
Notes: A selection of writings by Marc-Antoine Jullien translated from the French.
Description: x, 243 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. A Boy and His Parents in the French Revolution. Schoolboy in Paris. Letters from His Mother. Radicalization. A Jacobin Family. Sojourn in England. A Regicide Father --
2. Young Agent of the Terror. Serving the Committee of Public Safety. Mission to the West. Letters to Robespierre and Others. Horrors in the Vendee. Terror at Bordeaux --
3. Democrat among the "Anarchists" Acceptance of Thermidor. Imprisoned with Babeuf. Rejection of "Communism" Editing the Orateur Plebeien. Revolution beyond France --
4. Bonaparte --
Italy --
Egypt --
Naples. Serving General Bonararte. Editing the Courrier de l'Armee d'Italie. Fructidor. Revolution in Italy. The Cisalpine and Neapolitan Republics --
5. For and Against Napoleon. Self-Appointed Adviser to Bonaparte. Hopes for Consolidation of the Revolution. Serving the Empire. Growing Doubts. Disillusionment. Writings to Overthrow Napoleon --
6. The Hundred Days. Acceptance of Napoleon's Return from Elba. For a Liberal Empire. Waterloo. Defiance of Allied Invaders --
7. Constitutional Monarchist. Acceptance of the Monarchy. Liberal Pamphleteering. Self-Justification. Attempts at Election to Chamber of Deputies. Revolution of 1830. Advice against the Republic --
8. Theorist of Education. Education and Politics. Schooling and Political Economy. And for Social Classes. And for Prevention of Revolution. Pestalozzi. Fellenberg. Comparative Education --
9. Apostle of Civilization. Classification of the Sciences. Editing the Revue Encydopedique. International Scope. America. Steamships and Railroads. Frankenstein. German Idealism. Robert Owen's New Lanark --
10. The Later Years. Persistence of the Past. Memories of His Mother. More Disappointments. Learned Societies. The American Philosophical Society. Electoral Reform. Fortification of Paris. The Amazon. 1848: Vive La Republique!
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited and translated by R.R. Palmer.
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