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In Pursuit of Politics: Education and Revolution in Eighteenth-Century France

Adrian O'Connor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526120564
eISBN:
9781526132314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120564.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In pursuit of politics offers a new interpretation of debates over education and politics in the early years of the French Revolution. Following these debates from the 1760s to the early years of the ... More


Virginia 1619: Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Paul Musselwhite, Peter C. Mancall, and James Horn (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651798
eISBN:
9781469651811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651798.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Virginia 1619 provides an opportunity to reflect on the origins of English colonialism around the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic world. As the essays here demonstrate, Anglo-Americans have been ... More


From John Smith to Adam Smith: Virginia and the Founding Conventions of English Long-Distance Settler Colonization

Jack P. Greene

in Virginia 1619: Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651798
eISBN:
9781469651811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651798.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores the long-term legacies of 1619 for the construction of an English settler colonial model. While contemporary Irish plantation projects gave the English colonizing movement ... More


Public instruction: a new pedagogy for a new politics

Adrian O'Connor

in In Pursuit of Politics: Education and Revolution in Eighteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526120564
eISBN:
9781526132314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120564.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The coming of the French Revolution led to a dramatic reconsideration of what was possible and what was practical in eighteenth-century France and, with that, a rejuvenation of the debates over ... More


Revolutionary politics à la plume: the public on education and politics

Adrian O'Connor

in In Pursuit of Politics: Education and Revolution in Eighteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526120564
eISBN:
9781526132314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120564.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyzes the letters related to education sent to the National Assembly by citizens across France between spring 1789 and autumn 1792. It argues that this correspondence reveals a debate ... More


Revolution in the Chesapeake, 1675–1679

Noeleen McIlvenna

in Early American Rebels: Pursuing Democracy from Maryland to Carolina, 1640-1700

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656069
eISBN:
9781469656083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656069.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter places Bacon’s Rebellion in the context of political developments in the surrounding colonies. In Virginia, Governor Berkeley had recently disenfranchised many of the poorer farmers. ... More


Conclusion: Politics: real, pursued, and promised

Adrian O'Connor

in In Pursuit of Politics: Education and Revolution in Eighteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526120564
eISBN:
9781526132314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120564.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The conclusion discusses how re-examining the ‘education question’ in Ancien Régime and Revolutionary France offers new insight to the cultural dynamics at work in the political upheavals of ... More


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