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French Revolutionaries in the Ottoman Empire – Diplomacy, Political Culture, and the Limiting of Universal Revolution, 1792-1798 - Oxford Scholarship Online
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French Revolutionaries in the Ottoman Empire: Diplomacy, Political Culture, and the Limiting of Universal Revolution, 1792-1798

Pascal Firges

Abstract

This book examines the political and cultural impact of the French Revolution on Franco-Ottoman relations, as well as on the French communities of the Ottoman Empire. The French Revolution did not happen in metropolitan France alone; it also had a direct and immediate impact in other places in the world, and in particular in localities with strong ties with mainland France. The major trading cities of the Ottoman Empire were such a case, especially so because they were home to permanent French communities. Our current interpretation of revolutionary ideological expansionism is very much influe ... More

Keywords: French Revolution, Ottoman Empire, Selim III, political culture, diplomacy, age of revolutions, culture of diplomacy, diplomatic practice, international relations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198759966
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759966.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pascal Firges, author
Postdoctoral research fellow, German Historical Institute, Paris

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