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The Resource The rise and fall of the Second Empire, 1852-1871, Alain Plessis ; translated by Jonathan Mandelbaum

The rise and fall of the Second Empire, 1852-1871, Alain Plessis ; translated by Jonathan Mandelbaum

Label
The rise and fall of the Second Empire, 1852-1871
Title
The rise and fall of the Second Empire, 1852-1871
Statement of responsibility
Alain Plessis ; translated by Jonathan Mandelbaum
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
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Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Plessis, Alain
Dewey number
944.07
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DC277
LC item number
.P513 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Cambridge history of modern France
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France
Label
The rise and fall of the Second Empire, 1852-1871, Alain Plessis ; translated by Jonathan Mandelbaum
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: De la fête impériale au mur des fédérés, 1852-1871
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-190) and index
Contents
  • 'Napoleonic ideas'
  • The spirit of the regime
  • Institutions: authoritarian features
  • The suspension of liberties
  • The emperor's powers
  • The constitutional role of ministers
  • The assemblies (the Senate, the Conseil d'Etat, the Legislative Body)
  • Democratic features
  • The means of expression of universal suffrage
  • Official candidacies
  • The regime of Napoleon III
  • The political personnel and political life of the Second Empire
  • The governing personnel
  • The position of ministers
  • The key men of the regime
  • The membership of the assemblies
  • The senators
  • The conseillers d'Etat
  • The deputies
  • The role of the three assemblies
  • The Senate's lethargy
  • Late 1852
  • The myth of the Conseil d'Etat
  • The revenge of the Legislative Body
  • The administration
  • Civil servants
  • The prefects
  • The conseillers generaux and local notables
  • Political weaknesses
  • Winning over the affluent classes
  • Economic progress and change
  • Prosperity and expansion
  • A restoration?
  • A stable population
  • The role of the State
  • A favourable economic cycle
  • The various facets of imperial prosperity
  • Money
  • The stock exchange
  • Company financing
  • The banking revolution
  • Capitalist concentration
  • Capital exports
  • New times
  • The railway revolution
  • Industrial growth
  • The rise of big industry
  • The evolution of traditional sectors
  • General assessment
  • The unity of the Second Empire
  • Napoleon III
  • The sphinx
  • The antithesis of the 'men of stature'
Control code
ocm10799772
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 193 p.
Isbn
9780521252423
Lccn
84011412
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)10799772
Label
The rise and fall of the Second Empire, 1852-1871, Alain Plessis ; translated by Jonathan Mandelbaum
Link
Publication
Note
Translation of: De la fête impériale au mur des fédérés, 1852-1871
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-190) and index
Contents
  • 'Napoleonic ideas'
  • The spirit of the regime
  • Institutions: authoritarian features
  • The suspension of liberties
  • The emperor's powers
  • The constitutional role of ministers
  • The assemblies (the Senate, the Conseil d'Etat, the Legislative Body)
  • Democratic features
  • The means of expression of universal suffrage
  • Official candidacies
  • The regime of Napoleon III
  • The political personnel and political life of the Second Empire
  • The governing personnel
  • The position of ministers
  • The key men of the regime
  • The membership of the assemblies
  • The senators
  • The conseillers d'Etat
  • The deputies
  • The role of the three assemblies
  • The Senate's lethargy
  • Late 1852
  • The myth of the Conseil d'Etat
  • The revenge of the Legislative Body
  • The administration
  • Civil servants
  • The prefects
  • The conseillers generaux and local notables
  • Political weaknesses
  • Winning over the affluent classes
  • Economic progress and change
  • Prosperity and expansion
  • A restoration?
  • A stable population
  • The role of the State
  • A favourable economic cycle
  • The various facets of imperial prosperity
  • Money
  • The stock exchange
  • Company financing
  • The banking revolution
  • Capitalist concentration
  • Capital exports
  • New times
  • The railway revolution
  • Industrial growth
  • The rise of big industry
  • The evolution of traditional sectors
  • General assessment
  • The unity of the Second Empire
  • Napoleon III
  • The sphinx
  • The antithesis of the 'men of stature'
Control code
ocm10799772
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 193 p.
Isbn
9780521252423
Lccn
84011412
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)10799772

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