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by Jay M. Smith

  • Author: Jay M. Smith
  • ISBN: 027102898X
  • ISBN13: 978-0271028989
  • ePub: 1965 kb | FB2: 1926 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Historical
  • Publisher: Penn State University Press; 1 edition (October 4, 2006)
  • Pages: 328
  • Rating: 4.5/5
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The French Nobility in the Eighteenth Century: Reassessments and New Approaches ePub download

Smith, well known for his studies of the French nobility, presents a stimulating collection of essays originally presented at a 2002 North Carolina Humanities Center symposium.

Smith, well known for his studies of the French nobility, presents a stimulating collection of essays originally presented at a 2002 North Carolina Humanities Center symposium. What difference did nobles make in French society? What role did they play in the coming of the Revolution? In this book, a group of prominent French historians shows why the nobility remains a vital topic for understanding France’s past.

What difference did nobles make in French society? What role did they play in the coming of the Revolution? In this book, a group of prominent French historians shows why the nobility remains a vital topic for understanding France's past. The French Nobility in the Eighteenth Century appears Historians have long been fascinated by the nobility in pre-Revolutionary France.

in the Eighteenth Century: Reassessments and New Approaches. The Great Nation: France from Louis XV to Napoleon (New Penguin History of France).

The French Nobility in the Eighteenth Century: Reassessments and New Approaches. The Smile Revolution: In Eighteenth Century Paris. The result, in the form of a short and pithy book, at a reasonable price, deserves an enthusiastic welcome from everyone teaching the subject to sixthformers or undergraduates unable to cope with the French text. Norman Hampson, History.

Historians have long been fascinated by the nobility in pre-Revolutionary France. What difference did nobles make in French society? What role did they play in the coming of the Revolution?

Historians have long been fascinated by the nobility in pre-Revolutionary France. What difference did nobles make in French society? What role did they play in the coming of the Revolution? In this book, a group of prominent French historians shows why the nobility remains a vital topic for understanding France's past. The French Nobility in the Eighteenth Century appears some thirty years after the publication of the most sweeping and influential "revisionist" assessment of the French nobility, Guy s La noblesse au dix-huitieme siecle.

University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2006. in The Journal of Modern History. The Journal of Modern History, Volume 80, pp 932-934; doi:10. Keywords: Jay, French Nobility, Eighteenth Century, Reassessments, Smith.

David Garrioch, "Jay M. Smith, e. The French Nobility in the Eighteenth Century: Reassessments and New Approaches. " The Journal of Modern History 80, no. 4 (December 2008): 932-934. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months.

Jay M. Smith proposes that the French thought their way to nationhood through a process of psychic adjustment . Smith proposes that the French thought their way to nationhood through a process of psychic adjustment premised on the reimagining of nobility, a social category and moral concept that had long dominated the cultural horizons of the old regime. Nobility Reimagined follows the elaboration of French patriotism across the eighteenth century and highlights the accentuation of key, and conflicting, features of patriotic thought at defining moments in the history of the monarchy.

Political Economy and the French Nobility, 1750–1789, in The French Nobility in the Eighteenth Century: Reassessments and New Approaches, ed. Jay M. Smith (University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2006), 111–39. 4. French Revolution, History of Political Economic Thought

Jay M. The French Nobility in the Eighteenth Century: Reassessments and New . The French Nobility in the Eighteenth Century: Reassessments and New Approaches December 2008 · The Journal of Modern History. We find men of different social origins living side by side in London streets and squares, in very much the same houses. Thus in this period, some definition of 'aristocratic' becomes perhaps more necessary than in earlier periods.

Historians have long been fascinated by the nobility in pre-Revolutionary France. What difference did nobles make in French society? What role did they play in the coming of the Revolution? In this book, a group of prominent French historians shows why the nobility remains a vital topic for understanding France’s past.

The French Nobility in the Eighteenth Century appears some thirty years after the publication of the most sweeping and influential “revisionist” assessment of the French nobility, Guy Chaussinand-Nogaret’s La noblesse au dix-huitième siècle. The contributors to this volume incorporate the important lessons of Chaussinand-Nogaret’s revisionism but also reexamine the assumptions on which that revisionism was based. At the same time, they consider what has been gained or lost through the adoption of new methods of inquiry in the intervening years. Where, in other words, should the nobility fit into the twenty-first century’s narrative about eighteenth-century France?

The French Nobility in the Eighteenth Century will interest not only specialists of the eighteenth century, the French Revolution, and modern European history but also those concerned with the differences in, and the developing tensions between, the methods of social and cultural history.

In addition to the editor, the contributors are Rafe Blaufarb, Gail Bossenga, Mita Choudhury, Jonathan Dewald, Doina Pasca Harsanyi, Thomas E. Kaiser, Michael Kwass, Robert M. Schwartz, John Shovlin, and Johnson Kent Wright.

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