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A French commonwealthman: the abbé mably

Rachel Hammersley

in The English Republican tradition and eighteenth-century France: Between the Ancients and the Moderns

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079320
eISBN:
9781781702345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079320.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Gabriel Bonnot de Mably is one of the central figures in the accounts of eighteenth-century French classical republicanism offered by Keith Baker and Kent Wright. Their groundbreaking studies ... More


Rethinking the Republic: 1890–1934

Julian Jackson

in France: The Dark Years, 1940–1944

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207061
eISBN:
9780191677465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207061.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter surveys the long history of dissatisfaction with the Third Republic and its institutions. Some of this dissatisfaction originated ... More


Times of Exile and Immigration

Lloyd Kramer

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0023
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter is a summary of the interactions between exile and republicanism, focusing on specific moments in the history of the First, Second, and Third French Republics. Each of France's early ... More


French Republicanism and the Emergence of Saigon’s Public Sphere

Philippe M. F. Peycam

in The Birth of Vietnamese Political Journalism: Saigon, 1916-1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158503
eISBN:
9780231528047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158503.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter recounts how French republicanism spurred the formation of Saigon's public sphere. The French colonial quest sought to undertake a “humanitarian” duty to “civilize” and “educate” through ... More


The Daladier Moment: Prelude to Vichy or Republican Revival?

Julian Jackson

in France: The Dark Years, 1940–1944

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207061
eISBN:
9780191677465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207061.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows how many of the themes discussed in the previous chapters culminated in the last peacetime government of the Third Republic ... More


American Perspectives on the French Republic

Edward Berenson

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0040
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter comments on the political and ideological differences between the French and American Republics, focusing in particular on the American perspectives of the former. Both nations are often ... More


Queer, Republican France, and Its Euro-American “Others”

Lucille Cairns

in What's Queer about Europe?: Productive Encounters and Re-enchanting Paradigms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255351
eISBN:
9780823261079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255351.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on a key text by the French pioneer of queer studies, Marie-Hélène Bourcier: Sexpolitiques: Queer Zones 2 (2005). Bourcier analyses the role of one central European institution, ... More


Introduction: The Virtues of Violence in Times of Social Disintegration

Kevin Duong

in The Virtues of Violence: Democracy Against Disintegration in Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190058418
eISBN:
9780190058449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190058418.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

This chapter introduces redemptive violence and situates its appeal in a paradox intrinsic to modern revolutionary democracy: enthroning the people as sovereign came at the price of dissolving them ... More


The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Edward Ducler Berenson, Vincent Duclert, and Christophe Prochasson (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the history and meaning of the French Republic and the challenges it has faced. Founded in 1792, the French Republic has been defined and redefined by a succession of regimes and ... More


Introduction

Jeremy F. Lane

in Republican Citizens, Precarious Subjects: Representations of Work in Post-Fordist France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622140
eISBN:
9781800341555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622140.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Introduction opens with evidence of the extent to which questions of employment, precarious and flexible labour have come to dominate the French political, cultural, and intellectual agenda ... More


Republican Citizens, Precarious Subjects: Representations of Work in Post-Fordist France

Jeremy F. Lane

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622140
eISBN:
9781800341555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622140.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Over recent decades concerns at the increased scarcity and precarity of salaried employment have dominated political struggles, theoretical debates and cultural representations in France. This study ... More


Introduction

Naomi Davidson

in Only Muslim: Embodying Islam in Twentieth-Century France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450914
eISBN:
9780801465697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450914.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter considers the reasons as to why the secular French Republic seems unable to separate a particular population from its religious affiliation—in this case, Islam—and why the ... More


The Law of Kinship: Anthropology, Psychoanalysis, and the Family in France

Camille Robcis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451294
eISBN:
9780801468407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451294.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In France as elsewhere in recent years, legislative debates over single-parent households, same-sex unions, new reproductive technologies, transsexuality, and other challenges to long-held ... More


The War Guilt Problem and the Ligue des droits de l'homme, 1914-1944

Norman Ingram

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198827993
eISBN:
9780191866685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827993.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This book contributes in important ways to three distinct historical arguments. First and foremost, it is a significant addition to a still small, but growing, literature on the Ligue des droits de ... More


Conclusion

Jeremy F. Lane

in Republican Citizens, Precarious Subjects: Representations of Work in Post-Fordist France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622140
eISBN:
9781800341555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622140.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Conclusion seeks to summarise the findings of the preceding chapters, showing how and why the shift to more precarious forms of post-Fordist employment have challenged established French ... More


Liberty

Jeremy Jennings

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter delves into an analysis of the concept of “liberty,” particularly in the context of French republicanism. It posits two different forms of liberty: the “ancient” and the “modern.” Stated ... More


Nationalism, Antisemitism, and the Decline of Jewish Anti-Catholicism

Ari Joskowicz

in The Modernity of Others: Jewish Anti-Catholicism in Germany and France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787024
eISBN:
9780804788403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787024.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter describes the waning of Jewish anticlerical polemics in response to the rise of antisemitism in Germany and France in the final decades of the nineteenth century. While the 1870s ... More


The First Republic

Patrice Gueniffey

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that the First Republic was not a distinct, coherent system of government but a historical process whose chronological beginning and end are not well defined. It reveals that in ... More


Representative Secularism: Jewish Members of Parliament and Religious Debate

Ari Joskowicz

in The Modernity of Others: Jewish Anti-Catholicism in Germany and France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787024
eISBN:
9780804788403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787024.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter explores parliaments as sites of secularist debate from the 1840s to the rise of antisemitism in 1880s. The different rhetorical strategies that French and German Jewish deputies ... More


Two Traditions of Radical Democracy from the 1830 Revolution

Karma Nabulsi

in Radical Republicanism: Recovering the Tradition's Popular Heritage

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198796725
eISBN:
9780191837944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796725.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the contrasting radical republican visions of Filippo Buonarotti and Godefroy Cavaignac at the time of 1830 Revolution in France and in opposition to Lafayette’s accommodation ... More


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