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Author Alexander, R. S., 1954-

Title Re-writing the French revolutionary tradition / Robert Alexander.

Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York, N.Y., USA : Cambridge University Press, 2003.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 385 pages) : maps.
Series New studies in European history
New studies in European history.
Note Subtitle on over: Liberal opposition and the fall of the Bourbon monarchy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-359) and index.
Contents False starts and uncertain beginnings, from the first Restoration (May 1814) to the elections of September 1816 -- Battle commences, from September 1816 to July 1820 -- Self-defeating opposition, from July 1820 to February 1824 -- Back on track, from March 1824 to January 1828 -- Towards victory? January 1828 to July 1830 -- Aftermath: liberal opposition and the July Revolution.
Summary This book examines the politics of the French Revolutionary tradition in the early nineteenth century. The author argues that political struggle was not confined to the elite, and that the Restoration Liberal Opposition developed a reform tradition which was far more effective than the revolutionary tradition of conspiracy and insurrection.
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Subject July Revolution (France : 1830)
France -- History -- Restoration, 1814-1830.
France -- History -- July Revolution, 1830.
France -- Politics and government -- 1814-1830.
Chronological Term 1814-1830
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Alexander, R.S., 1954- Re-writing the French revolutionary tradition. Cambridge, UK ; New York, N.Y., USA : Cambridge University Press, 2003 0521801222 (DLC) 2003043812 (OCoLC)52947056
ISBN 0511063334 (electronic bk.)
9780511063336 (electronic bk.)
051111933X (electronic bk.)
9780511119330 (electronic bk.)
0521801222 (Cloth)