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Revolutionary Thought after the Paris Commune, 1871–1885

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  • Publication planned for: September 2019
  • availability: Not yet published - available from September 2019
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781108499262

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  • This first comprehensive account of French revolutionary thought in the years between the crushing of France's last nineteenth-century revolution and the re-emergence of socialism as a meaningful electoral force offers new interpretations of the French revolutionary tradition. Drawing together material from Europe, North America, and the South Pacific, Julia Nicholls pieces together the nature and content of French revolutionary thought in this often overlooked era. She shows that this was an important and creative period, in which activists drew upon fresh ideas they encountered in exile across the world to rebuild a revolutionary movement that was both united and politically viable in the changed circumstances of France's new Third Republic. The relative success of these efforts, moreover, has significant implications for the ways in which we understand the founding years of the Third Republic, the nature of the modern revolutionary tradition, and the origins of European Marxism.

    • Transcends national and imperial boundaries to offer a global and transnational history of nineteenth-century ideas
    • Moves away from the study of only 'canonical' thinkers by drawing on a wide range of previously unstudied sources including newspapers, police reports, plays and pamphlets
    • Features new interpretations of key historical and political ideologies such as Marxism
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    • Publication planned for: September 2019
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781108499262
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 mm
    • availability: Not yet published - available from September 2019
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Part I. The Paris Commune and Accounting for Failure:
    1. The commune as Quotidian event
    2. The commune as violent trauma
    Part II. Revolution and the Republic:
    3. The French revolutionary tradition
    4. Rehabilitating revolution
    Part III. Marx, Marxism, and International Socialism:
    5. Texts in translation
    6. The origins of Marxism in modern France
    Part IV. Empire and Internationalism:
    7. Deportation, imperialism, and the Republican State
    8. Exile and universal solidarity
    Conclusion.

  • Author

    Julia Nicholls, King's College London
    Julia Nicholls is Lecturer in French and European Studies at King's College London. An intellectual historian of modern France, her research focuses on ideas of freedom and revolution, subjection, and social exclusion. She is particularly interested in how these ideas travelled across European borders and beyond.

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