People and Politics in France, 1848-1870

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Januar 2013



A study of the counter-revolutionary policies pursued by Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte's regime in France after 1848.


Introduction; 1. Dominant classes: the social elites; 2. Coming to terms with 'democracy'; 3. Aspiring social groups: the middle classes; 4. Peasants and rural society: a dominated class?; 5. Peasants and politics; 6. The formation of a working class; 7. The working class challenge: socialisation and political choice; Conclusion.


Roger Price is Professor of History, University of Wales, Aberystwyth. His recent book The French Second Empire: An Anatomy of Political Power was published by Cambridge University Press in 2001.


Review of the hardback: 'People and Politics is a towering achievement, one that scholars will consult and engage with for years to come.' European History Quarterly Review of the hardback: 'Roger Price joins a distinguished line of Anglophone historians of France who have done much to rescue the Second Empire from the 'black legend' of republican propaganda.' Times Literary Supplement Review of the hardback: '... rich synthesis ... a densely documented, lively, perceptive survey of a transformative moment in French history.' The Journal of Interdisciplinary History
EAN: 9780521837064
ISBN: 0521837065
Untertitel: 'New Studies in European Histor'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2013
Seitenanzahl: 477 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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