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The Resource National character and public spirit in Britain and France, 1750-1914, Roberto Romani

National character and public spirit in Britain and France, 1750-1914, Roberto Romani

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National character and public spirit in Britain and France, 1750-1914
Title
National character and public spirit in Britain and France, 1750-1914
Statement of responsibility
Roberto Romani
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Romani considers a distinction between 'national character' as a static and stereotype-laden concept, and 'public spirit' as a notion suggesting the necessity of certain qualities to operate free institutions. Many major authors of the period 1750-1914 (like Montesquieu, Voltaire, Hume, Millar, Burke, Tocqueville, Spencer, Hobson and Durkheim) are considered
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Romani, Roberto
Dewey number
941.07
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • National characteristics, British
  • National characteristics, French
  • Public interest
  • Public interest
  • Great Britain
  • France
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National character and public spirit in Britain and France, 1750-1914, Roberto Romani
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
pt. 1. 1750-1850. 1. All Montesquieu's sons: the place of esprit general, caractere national, and moeurs in French political philosophy, 1748-1789. 2. After the Revolution: Stael on political morality. 3. From republicanism to industrialism and national character: Melchiorre Gioja, Charles Dupin, and Continental political economy, 1800-1848. 4. The French Restoration dispute over mores and Tocqueville. 5. Between Whiggism and the science of manners: Britain, 1750-1800. 6. British views on Irish national character, 1800-1846 -- pt. 2. 1850-1914. 7. The demise of John Bull: social sciences in Britain, 1850-1914. 8. Durkheim's collective representations and their background. 9. Socializing public spirit, 1870-1914
Control code
ocm51037066
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 348 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511044946
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51037066
Label
National character and public spirit in Britain and France, 1750-1914, Roberto Romani
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
pt. 1. 1750-1850. 1. All Montesquieu's sons: the place of esprit general, caractere national, and moeurs in French political philosophy, 1748-1789. 2. After the Revolution: Stael on political morality. 3. From republicanism to industrialism and national character: Melchiorre Gioja, Charles Dupin, and Continental political economy, 1800-1848. 4. The French Restoration dispute over mores and Tocqueville. 5. Between Whiggism and the science of manners: Britain, 1750-1800. 6. British views on Irish national character, 1800-1846 -- pt. 2. 1850-1914. 7. The demise of John Bull: social sciences in Britain, 1850-1914. 8. Durkheim's collective representations and their background. 9. Socializing public spirit, 1870-1914
Control code
ocm51037066
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 348 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511044946
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51037066

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