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The Old regime and the French Revolution

by Keith Michael Baker

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Western -- Sources,
  • France -- History -- 18th century,
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Keith Michael Baker
    SeriesUniversity of Chicago readings in Western civilization -- 7
    ContributionsBaker, Keith Michael
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 465 p. ;
    Number of Pages465
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16955271M
    ISBN 100226069494, 0226069508
    LC Control Number85016328

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    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages ; 21 cm: Other Titles: Ancien régime et la Révolution. Responsibility. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tocqueville, Alexis de, Old régime and the French Revolution. Gloucester, Mass.: Peter.


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Also was interesting to read about the movement away from Religion and the monarchical form of government, an aspect which Tocqueville writes was unique to the French revolution/5(30). (p) The Old Regime and the French Revolution, written inis a short book To those who study it as an isolated phenomenon the French Revolution can but seem a dark and sinister enigma; only when we view it in the light of the events preceding it can we grasp its true significance.4/5(88).

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The Old Regime and the Revolution is Alexis de Tocqueville's great meditation on the origins and meanings of the French Revolution.

One of the most profound and influential studies of this pivotal event, it remains a relevant and stimulating discussion of the problem of preserving individual and political freedom in the modern world/5(3).

Alexis de Tocqueville () is familiar to readers as the author of Democracy in America, the most-quoted book written about the United States. The Old Regime and the Revolution is Tocqueville's great meditation on the origins and meanings of the French Revolution/10(34). De Tocqueville makes several vital points about the French Revolution: first, that it built gradually and, given circumstances in France, was inevitable; second, where the American Revolution had as its lodestar the ideal of freedom, the French Revolution was motivated by a passionate hatred of inequality; third, the demise of all insitutions 4/5.

the old regime and the revolution. book first. chapter i.: contradictory opinions formed upon the revolution when it broke out. chapter ii.: that the fundamental and final object of the revolution was not, as some have supposed, to destroy religious and to weaken political authority.

chapter iii. The Old Regime and the Revolution by Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Includes bibliographical references and index v. The complete text -- v. Notes on the French Revolution and Pages: The Old Regime and The French Revolution is an historical and sociological treatise by French historian Alexis de Tocqueville.

Initially published in France, Tocqueville’s work seeks to make sense of the fresh rupture of the French aristocratic system, which took place in the final decade of the eighteenth century.

The original title L'Ancien Régime et la Révolution () is a work by the French historian Alexis de Tocqueville translated in English as either The Old Regime and the Revolution or; The Old Regime and the French book analyzes French society before the French Revolution, the so-called "Ancien Régime", and investigates the forces that caused the Revolution.

About The Old Regime and the French Revolution. The most important contribution to our understanding of the French Revolution was written almost. With his monumental work The Old Regime and the Revolution, Alexis de Tocqueville ()-best known for his classic Democracy in America — envisioned a multivolume philosophic study of the.

According to Tocqueville's excellent analysis in his book, he argues that the waning vestiges of feudalism sowed the seeds of destruction of the Old Regime.

The reasons why in France the vestiges of feudalism were torn down in the cataclysmic crash of the French Revolution and not discarded as peaceably, as say in England, is the question to Cited by: Get this from a library.

The Old regime and the French Revolution. -- The University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization (nine volumes) makes available to students and teachers a unique selection of primary documents, many in new translations. These readings.

Why feudalism had come to be more detested in France than in any other country --How administrative centralization was an institution of the old regime and not, as is often thought, a creation of the Revolution or the Napoleonic period --How paternal government, as it is called today, had been practiced under the old regime --How administrative.

"The Old Regime and the Revolution" is Tocqueville's great meditation on the origins and meanings of the French Revolution. One of the most profound and influential studies of this pivotal event, it remains a relevant and stimulating discussion of the problem of preserving individual and political freedom in /5(16).

The Old Regime and the French Revolution (Dover Books on History, Political and Social Science) Published March 6th by Dover Publications Kindle Edition, pages. One of the most important books ever written about the French Revolution, this treatise is the work of a celebrated political thinker and historian.

Alexis de Tocqueville reveals the rebellion's origins and consequences by examining France's political and cultural environment during the. Page - No nation but such a one as this could give birth to a revolution so sudden, so radical, so impetuous in its course, and yet so full of missteps, contradictory facts, and conflicting examples.

The French could not have done it but for the reasons I have alleged ; but it must be admitted even these reasons would not suffice to explain such a revolution in any country but France.4/5(2).In The Old Regime and the French Revolution Alexis de Tocqueville allows us a definitive glimpse at the circumstances that lead to revolt.

In Tocqueville's mind there was never an event in which "stemming from factors so far back in the past, (was) so inevitable yet (so) completely unforeseen."/5(22).ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translated from French.

"Unabridged republication of the work originally published by Harper & Brothers, New York, in under the title The Old Regime and the Revolution"--Title page verso.