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Intellectual founders of the Republic : five studies in nineteenth-century French republican political thought

Author: Sudhir Hazareesingh
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This innovative study of French political culture re-examines the origins of modern republicanism through the writings and political practices of five key nineteenth-century intellectuals: Jules  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sudhir Hazareesingh
ISBN: 0199247943 9780199247943 0199279500 9780199279500
OCLC Number: 857198775
Description: 339 pages : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: Revisiting the Intellectual Transformation of Nineteenth-Century France ; 1. Between Republicanism and Positivism: Emile Littre and the Founding of The Third Republic ; 2. Centralist Defender of the State: The Eclectic Republicanism of Charles Dupont-White ; 3. From Democratic Advocate to Monarchist Critic of the Republic: The Ambiguous Republicanism of Etienne Vacherot ; 4. A Republican Saint-Simonist: Eugene Pelletan and the Transformation of Nineteenth-Century Republicanism ; 5. Neo-Kantian Moralist and Activist: Jules Barni and the Establishment of the Municipalist Republic ; Conclusion: The Origins of the Third Republic Reconsidered
Responsibility: Sudhir Hazareesingh.


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Challenges many of the pieties of standard accounts of the evolution of the republican tradition ... important revisionist work. * Times Literary Supplement * Honest and erudite. * Political Studies Read more...

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