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Republicanism in Nineteenth-Century France, 1814-1871

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Republicanism in Nineteenth-Century France, 1814-1871 by Pamela M. Pilbeam
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This is a survey of 19th-century republicanism in France. It investigates why, although France was one of the first countries in modern Europe to become a republic, it was nearly 100 years before a republic was acceptable to the majority. Pilbeam suggests that republicanism was a witch's brew of Enlightenment rationality, bloody memories and conflicting socialist expectations. The book concludes that the successful republic of 1871 used the rhetoric of democracy to conceal persistent elitism.

Author Biography

PAMELA M. PILBEAM is Reader in Modern European History at Royal Holloway and Bedfore New College, University of London. She has also taught at the universsities of Toronto, York (Ontario) and in 1993, at the University of British Colombia. She is author of Middle Classes in Europe, 1789-1914; The 1830 Revolution in France, Themes in Modern European History, 1780-1830 (Routledge) and is currently preparing a book on The Early Socialists and the Social Question in Nineteenth-Century France.
Release date NZ
February 27th, 1995
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
XII, 392 p.
Imprint
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages
392
Dimensions
137x217x21
ISBN-13
9780333566725
Product ID
1664694

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