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The students of Paris and the Revolution of 1848 by John G. Gallaher

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press, Feffer & Simons in Carbondale, London .
Written in English



  • France


  • College students -- France -- Political activity,
  • France -- History -- February Revolution, 1848

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn G. Gallaher.
LC ClassificationsDC270 .G25
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 128 p. ;
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4423076M
ISBN 10080930953X
LC Control Number79027580

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Students of Paris and the Revolution of Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press ; London: Feffer & Simons, © (OCoLC) Online version: Gallaher, John G. Students of Paris and the Revolution of Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press ; London: Feffer & Simons, © (OCoLC) Named Person. As such, The Revolutions is an excellent reference book for the individuals, events, and causes of the Europe-wide revolutions of , though insignificant flaws do exist in the writing. In this book, Peter Jones describes and intensely studies the revolutions that occurred in France, the Habsburg lands, the German lands, and the Italian Cited by: " The Year of Revolution" is a wonderful introduction to the Revolutions of the years and , touching on all of the social, political, and military events in the period. While the book itself is masterfully written in engaging prose, the main draw-back in the book is the fact that it attempts to cover so much in a single book, and Cited by: In January , weeks before revolution first exploded in the streets of Paris, Marx and his associate Friedrich Engels penned the The Communist Manifesto, outlining their view that impending class based revolution would ultimately pave the way for the advent of “scientific” socialism. This document would prove one of the most enduring products of the turbulent year.

This book is a remarkable work that surveys (and analyzes!) the revolutions all over Europe--from Palermo in the south to Paris in the north, and from Ireland in the west to Poland in the east--and is a truly must-read for any interested in those crucial years of liberalism and republicanism between and (naturally, however, this book is centered around itself)/5. And in (according to Wikipedia – which I love by the way – under the tag “Revolutions of ”), apparently over 50 countries, predominantly in Europe, were in revolt. Revolutions of , series of republican revolts against European monarchies, beginning in Sicily and spreading to France, Germany, Italy, and the Austrian Empire. The revolutions all ultimately ended in failure and repression, and they were followed by widespread disillusionment among liberals. revolutions of , in European history. The February Revolution in France gave impetus to a series of revolutionary explosions in Western and Central Europe. However the new French Republic did not support these movements. The stage was set when the unrest caused by the economic effects of severe crop failures in –47 merged with the discontent caused by political repression of liberal.

The Students of Paris and the Revolution of Publication Information: Book Title: The Students of Paris and the Revolution of Contributors: John G. Gallaher - author. Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press. Place of Publication: Carbondale, IL. Publication Year: In the Revolution, Friedrich Engels published a retrospective in which he analyzed the tactical errors which led to the failure of the uprising, and drew lessons for the revolt. The main strategic deficit, he argued, was the failure to march immediately on the centre of power, the Hôtel de on: Paris. Popular discontent finally resulted in the February Revolution of The working classes again put barricades up in the streets, and an unruly Paris mob frightened Louis Philippe into abdicating. The Radical Republicans then managed to get the provisional government to pass socialist programs. This social history of Europe during selects the most crucial centers of revolt and shows by a vivid reconstruction of events what revolution meant to the average citizen and how fateful a part he had in it. A wealth of material from contemporary sources, much of which is unavailable in English, is woven into a superb narrative which tells the story of how Frenchmen lived through the 3/5(1).