11 December 2018

BOOK: Donald R. KELLEY, Historians and the Law in Postrevolutionary France [Princeton Legacy Library] (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016 [1984], 196 p. ISBN 9780691639970, 24 GBP

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Book abstract:
In the Romantic fascination with Europe's past, scholars of Restoration France proposed to reconstruct their national traditions with more attention to social and cultural factors than older-fashioned political historians had shown. Donald R. Kelley examines a major feature of this new history": the convergence of the profession of law and the study of history between 1804 and 1848.
On the collection:
The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
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