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Author Velicu, Adrian.
Title Civic catechisms and reason in the French Revolution / Adrian Velicu.
Imprint Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2010]

Author Velicu, Adrian.
Subject Reason -- Political aspects -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Reason -- Social aspects -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Civics, French -- Study and teaching -- History -- 18th century.
Catechisms, French -- History and criticism.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Social aspects.
France -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
France -- Politics and government -- 1789-1799.
France -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Description 1 online resource (171 pages)
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Summary At the heart of the French Revolution there lay a fundamental paradox: how to liberate the minds of the people whilst simultaneously ensuring their loyalty to the new regime. It is an exploration of the facts and implications of this tension that forms the basis of this study, which reconstructs the intellectual world of the Revolution.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Catechisms : a retrospective -- Reason : usage and meaning -- In two minds : constitutional monarchy -- Republican questions -- Republican answers -- After thermidor -- Concluding remarks.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780754698296 (ebook)
0754698297 (ebook)
9780754669982 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
075466998X (hardcover ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 694729131
Additional Format Print version: Velicu, Adrian. Civic catechisms and reason in the French Revolution. Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010 9780754669982 (DLC) 2010021525 (OCoLC)639939893

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