Populist Religion and Left-Wing Politics in France, 1830-1852

Populist Religion and Left-Wing Politics in France, 1830-1852

by Edward Berenson
     
 

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Examining the democratic-socialist politics of the Second Republic, Edward Berenson delves into the largely unexplored content of the Montagnards' ideology and traces its diffusion and reception in the populist religious culture of rural France. This book shows how the urbanbased Montagnards were able to appeal to rural Frenchmen by advocating doctrines grounded in

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Examining the democratic-socialist politics of the Second Republic, Edward Berenson delves into the largely unexplored content of the Montagnards' ideology and traces its diffusion and reception in the populist religious culture of rural France. This book shows how the urbanbased Montagnards were able to appeal to rural Frenchmen by advocating doctrines grounded in the ideals and morality of early Christianity.

Originally published in 1984.

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ISBN-13:
9780691612805
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
07/14/2014
Series:
Princeton Legacy Library Series
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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