Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Bonapartism and Revolutionary Tradition in France by R. S. Alexander

Bonapartism and Revolutionary Tradition in France is a study of the personnel, organisation and activities of the Federes, the massive paramilitary political associations that supported Napoleon during the Hundred Days. In tracing federe backgrounds the author demonstrates that the federations were politically and socially heterogeneous - composed of old revolutionaries, Bonapartists and future Liberals, and drawn from both the lower and middle classes. Analysis of Federe literature and symbolism reveals the common ground of ideology and self-interest that enabled these diverse groups to unite in opposition to Bourbon rule, and thereby reverse the process of fragmentation that had beset the Revolutionary movement since 1789. Discussion of relations between the Imperial government and the Federes explains why Bonaparte encouraged this development, despite his realisation that old Jacobins dominated the associations of 1815.

Buy Bonapartism and Revolutionary Tradition in France by R. S. Alexander from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521893718
ISBN-10: 0521893712
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 9-May-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Bonapartism and Revolutionary Tradition in France by R. S. Alexander

Book Reviews - Bonapartism and Revolutionary Tradition in France by R. S. Alexander

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Bonapartism and Revolutionary Tradition in France book by R. S. Alexander and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By R. S. Alexander

Europe's Uncertain Path 1814-1914 by R. S. Alexander
Hardback, January 2012
$146.66
Napoleon by R. S. Alexander
Paperback, May 2001
$40.50