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Intellectual Founders of the Republic: Five Studies in Nineteenth-Century French Political Thought

Sudhir Hazareesingh


This innovative study of nineteenth‐century French political thought explores the republican theory and political practice of five intellectuals: Jules Barni, Charles Dupont‐White, Emile Littré, Eugène Pelletan, and Etienne Vacherot. Through their writings and political activities these figures made major contributions to the founding of the Third Republic in France after 1871. Drawing on a range of archival and published sources, Intellectual Founders of the Republic sheds new light on modern French political thought. It focuses on key issues that continue to resonate in French political and ... More

Keywords: Jules Barni, citizenship, French Revolution, Emile Littré, Eugène Pelletan, political thought, republicanism, Third Republic, Etienne Vacherot, Charles Dupont‐White

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780199247943
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0199247943.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sudhir Hazareesingh, author
Official Fellow and Tutor in Politics, Balliol College, Oxford University
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