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Postrevolutionary Europe: 1815-1856

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Martyn Lyons re-assesses European history between the fall of Napoleon and the Crimean War. Refusing to characterize the period as a "Restoration." Lyons presents the struggle of the European monarchies for credibility in the wake of conflicts which had shattered the mystique of kingship. Lyons stresses the invented aspects of emerging nationalism, as well as the important process of rebuilding a political culture after 1815, and the democratic Revolutions of 1848.

Synopsis:

Martyn Lyons re-assesses European history between the fall of Napoleon and the Crimean War. Refusing to characterize the period as a "Restoration." Lyons presents the struggle of the European monarchies for credibility in the wake of conflicts which had shattered the mystique of kingship. Lyons stresses the invented aspects of emerging nationalism, as well as the important process of rebuilding a political culture after 1815, and the democratic Revolutions of 1848.

About the Author

Martyn Lyons is a Professor in History and European Studies at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

Table of Contents

Endings and Beginnings * Re-inventing the Monarchy: France, 1814-1830 * Conservatism and Political Repression, 1815-1830 * The Underground Republic: Opposition Movements 1815-48 * The Fragility of Nationalism * The Revolutions of 1830 * The Rise of Public Opinion * The 'Juste Mileau' and Gathering Unrest, 1830-48 * The Jews: The Dilemmas of Emancipation * The City * The Peasant World * Bourgeois Culture and the Domestic Ideology * The Revolutions of 1848 * The Crimean War and Beyond * Notes * Glossary

Product Details

ISBN:
9780333948064
Subtitle:
1815-1856
Author:
Lyons, Martyn
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Modern - 19th Century
Subject:
Europe Politics and government 1815-1871.
Subject:
Europe History 1815-1871.
Subject:
World History-European History General
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
European Studies Series
Publication Date:
20060416
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
232
Dimensions:
1 in.

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Martyn Lyons re-assesses European history between the fall of Napoleon and the Crimean War. Refusing to characterize the period as a "Restoration." Lyons presents the struggle of the European monarchies for credibility in the wake of conflicts which had shattered the mystique of kingship. Lyons stresses the invented aspects of emerging nationalism, as well as the important process of rebuilding a political culture after 1815, and the democratic Revolutions of 1848.

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