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Lawyers and Citizens The Making of a Political Elite in Old Regime France

Lawyers and Citizens The Making of a Political Elite in Old Regime France
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  • ISBN-13: 9780195076707
  • ISBN: 0195076702
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated

AUTHOR

Bell, David A.

SUMMARY

David Bell's new book traces the development of the French legal profession between the reign of Louis XIV and the French Revolution, showing how lawyers influenced, and were influenced by, the period's passionate political and religious conflicts. Bell analyzes how these key "middling" figures in French society were transformed from the institutional technicians of absolute monarchy into the self-appointed "voices of public opinion," and leaders of opposition political journalism. He describes the birth of an independent legal profession in the late seventeenth century, its alienation from the monarchy under the pressure of religious disputes in the early eighteenth century, and its transformation into a standard-bearer of "enlightened" opinion in the decades before the Revolution. His work illuminates the workings of politics under a theoretically absolute monarchy, and the importance of long-standing constitutional debates for the ideological origins of the Revolution. It also sheds new light on the development of the modern professions, and of the middle classes in France.Bell, David A. is the author of 'Lawyers and Citizens The Making of a Political Elite in Old Regime France' with ISBN 9780195076707 and ISBN 0195076702.

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