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Continuity during the storm [electronic resource] : Boissy d'Anglas and the era of the French Revolution / John R. Ballard.

By: Ballard, John R, 1957-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contributions to the study of world history: no. 74.Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000Description: 1 online resource (xi, 203 p.).ISBN: 0313030669 (electronic bk.); 9780313030666 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Boissy d'Anglas, Fran�cois-Antoine, comte de, 1756-1826 | Revolutionaries -- France -- Biography | Legislators -- France -- Biography | France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 | HISTORY | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Historical | Boissy D'Anglas, Fran�cois | Franz�osische RevolutionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Continuity during the storm.DDC classification: 944.04092 | B Other classification: 15.70 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface: The Storm Breaks...; Acknowledgments; 1. Youth and Maturation during the Ancient Regime: Monsieur Boissy; 2. The Early Political Essays and Election to the Estates General; 3. Political Indoctrination: Boissy during the Estates General; 4. Development of a Political Philosophy: The Publicist; 5. Procureur-G�en�eral-Syndic of the Ard�eche: Boissy and Provincial Administration; 6. The Journ�ees of Germinal and Prairial and the Constitution of the Year III: The Thermidorians Take Control; 7. The Coup d'�Etat of Fructidor and Exile: Moderate Victim or Reactionary Royalist?
Summary: The long government service of Francois Boissy d'Anglas from 1789 to 1826 is unique, and his abundant writing provides a new look at the great drama of the French Revolution era. A moderate politician who served during the Revolution, the Empire, and the Restoration, Boissy d'Anglas's political views remained consistent during several critical periods when the fate of France was at stake. His political philosophy, based firmly on religious tolerance, freedom of expression, strong constitutional government and equality before the law, made it possible for him to weather the revolutionary storm.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-198) and index.

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Preface: The Storm Breaks...; Acknowledgments; 1. Youth and Maturation during the Ancient Regime: Monsieur Boissy; 2. The Early Political Essays and Election to the Estates General; 3. Political Indoctrination: Boissy during the Estates General; 4. Development of a Political Philosophy: The Publicist; 5. Procureur-G�en�eral-Syndic of the Ard�eche: Boissy and Provincial Administration; 6. The Journ�ees of Germinal and Prairial and the Constitution of the Year III: The Thermidorians Take Control; 7. The Coup d'�Etat of Fructidor and Exile: Moderate Victim or Reactionary Royalist?

The long government service of Francois Boissy d'Anglas from 1789 to 1826 is unique, and his abundant writing provides a new look at the great drama of the French Revolution era. A moderate politician who served during the Revolution, the Empire, and the Restoration, Boissy d'Anglas's political views remained consistent during several critical periods when the fate of France was at stake. His political philosophy, based firmly on religious tolerance, freedom of expression, strong constitutional government and equality before the law, made it possible for him to weather the revolutionary storm.

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