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The End of Revolution, and Its Means

Processual and Programmatic Approaches to Revolution in the Epoch of Revolution Debate

Benjamin Abrams

. Few of us would really contend that Egypt’s 2011 revolution was possessed of the same revolutionary radicalism of the kinds of historical events Dunn is thinking about. By contrast, when scholars say that the French Revolution lasted from 1789 until

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Christine Regan

French Revolution. A Whig theorist, Burke defined a political party as ‘a body of men united for promoting by their joint endeavors the national interest upon some particular principle’. 34 But his condemnation of the French Revolution was driven by his

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John Dunn

of the French Revolution . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . 10.1515/9781400827701 Tiruneh , Andargachew . 1993 . The Ethiopian Revolution 1974–1987: A Transformation from an Aristocratic to a Totalitarian Autocracy . Cambridge

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Creating the People as ‘One’?

On Democracy and Its Other

Marta Nunes da Costa

First, I start by providing an historical account of the ‘meanings’ of democracy. I argue that the American and French Revolutions set in motion a symbolic rupture in the political spectrum, opening up a new horizon for politics, and redefining ‘the

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Outrageous Flirtation, Repressed Flirtation, and the Gallic Singularity

Alexis de Tocqueville's Comparative Views on Women and Marriage in France and the United States

Jean Elisabeth Pedersen

French Revolution].” 19 When Tocqueville moved on to the chapter “How Equality of Conditions Helps to Maintain Good Morals in America,” he compared and contrasted American democratic marriage practices and European aristocratic marriage practices only to

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From Act to Fact

The Transformation of Suicide in Western Thought

Daniel Gordon

perceive history in this manner. 7 It is, moreover, by and large true: the work of historians on suicide has remained in the space of the particular. Suppose that the interpretation of the French Revolution were nothing but an inquiry about what happened

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Tal Correm

French Revolution and her critique of anti-colonial violence. Her claim that the attempt to solve the social question in the political realm leads to violence seems to apply to the colonial situation. While Arendt targets revolutionary violence in both

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Christine Adams

. Problematic as Ozouf's benign analysis of the French denial of citizen rights to women in the wake of the French Revolutions of 1789 and 1848 is, as well as her tendentious critique of American feminism, 12 a wide variety of sources support Ozouf's other

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The End of the European Honeymoon?

Refugees, Resentment and the Clash of Solidarities

Siobhan Kattago

French Revolution. If the American Revolution emphasised liberty, the French privileged the social question by pitying the poor from afar. Of utmost importance for Boltanski is Arendt’s emphasis on the spectator who observes the suffering of the weak. The

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Appalling Tehran

Translation of the French Serial Story and Its Effect on the Persian Serial Story

Manizheh Abdollahi and Ehya Amalsaleh

comparable events, as shown in Table 1 . Table 1 Similar Elements of Social Context around the Writing and Emergence of Tehran-e Makhuf and The Mysteries of Paris Tehran-e Makhuf The Mysteries of Paris Constitutional Movement: 1906 French Revolution: 1789