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The French Idea of Freedom The Old Regime and the Declaration of Rights of 1789 (The Making of Modern Freedom) by Dale Van Kley

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Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • Political control & freedoms,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • Europe - Ireland,
  • History / Ireland

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages452
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7929001M
ISBN 100804728062
ISBN 109780804728065

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“The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen of ” is the French Revolution’s best known utterance. By , to be sure, England looked proudly back to the Magna Carta, the Petition of Right, and a bill of rights, and even the young American Declaration of Independence and the individual states’ various declarations and bills of rights preceded the French Declaration. "The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen of " is the French Revolution's best known utterance. By , to be sure, England looked proudly back to the Magna Carta, the Petition of Right, and a bill of rights, and even the young American Declaration of Independence and the individual states' various declarations and bills of rights preceded the French Declaration. The eight essays in The French Idea of Freedom set the Declaration of the Rights of Man in its Old Regime context. Though they are scholarly papers focused on specialised topics, they fit together nicely to give a broad picture both of the immediate background of the Declaration and the deliberations of the National Assembly and of the deeper context of eighteenth century French politics.   The French Idea of Freedom by Dale Van Kley, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1).

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