Includes bibliographical references (p. 375-385) and index.
Preliminaries; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; 1. The "Counterrevolutionary" State and the Politics of Oubli (Forgetting); 2. The Missionaries: Expiation and the Resacralization of the King's Two Bodies; 3. Competing Commemorations; 4. "Practicing" Politics in an Age of Counterrevolution; 5. Popular Anticlericalism; 6. Tartufferie; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
This work views postrevolutionary France through Moliere's comedy Tartuffe. The book argues that the Restoration was a critical bridge between emerging practices of the old regime the revolution, and the post-1830 politics of protest.
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