Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Cultural Origins of the French Revolution by Roger Chartier

Historian Roger Chartier, part of a school now at work refashioning the Annales tradition, analyzes the causes of the French Revolution not simply by investigating its "cultural origins", but by pinpointing the conditions that "made it possible because conceivable". Chartier has set himself two important tasks. First, while acknowledging the seminal contribution of Daniel Mornet's "Les Origens Intellectuelles de la Revolution Francaise" (1935), he synthesizes the half-century of scholarship that has created a sociology of culture for Revolutionary France, from education reform through widely circulated printed literature to popular expectations of government and society. Chartier goes beyond Mornet's work, not be revising that classic text but by raising questions that would not have occurred to its author. Chartier's second contribution is to re-examine the conventional wisdom that there is a necessary link between the profound cultural transformation of the 18th century (generally characterized as the Enlightenment) and the abrupt Revolutionary rupture of 1789.

Buy The Cultural Origins of the French Revolution by Roger Chartier from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780822309932
ISBN-10: 0822309939
Format: Paperback
Pages: 260
Imprint: Duke University Press
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1990
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - The Cultural Origins of the French Revolution by Roger Chartier

Book Reviews - The Cultural Origins of the French Revolution by Roger Chartier

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Cultural Origins of the French Revolution book by Roger Chartier 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 Roger Chartier

Sociologist and the Historian by Roger Chartier
Paperback, April 2015
$26.06
Author's Hand and the Printer's Mind by Roger Chartier
Hardback, October 2013
$110.66
Cardenio Between Cervantes and Shakespeare by Roger Chartier
Paperback, December 2012
$35.96
Why France? by Roger Chartier
Paperback, October 2009
$43.19