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The political economy of virtue: luxury, patriotism, and the origins of the French Revolution

The political economy of virtue: luxury, patriotism, and the origins of the French Revolution

Shovlin, John

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English.
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press 2006
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Statement of responsibility: John Shovlin
ISBN: 0801444799, 9780801444791
Note: "Cornell paperbacks"--T.p. verso.
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-256) and index.
Physical Description: 265 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subject: France Economic conditions 18th century.; Economics France History 18th century.; France History Revolution, 1789-1799 Moral and ethical aspects.; Luxury Moral and ethical aspects France History 18th century.; France History Revolution, 1789-1799 Economic aspects.; France Intellectual life 18th century.; Patriotism France History 18th century.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Reproduction: Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2012. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Series Title: ACLS Humanities E-Book.

Contents

  1. Introduction : political economy and public life in eighteenth-century France
  2. Commerce, finance, and the luxury debate
  3. Constructing a patriot political economy
  4. Regenerating the patrie : agronomists, tax reformers, and physiocrats
  5. Patriotic commerce and aristocratic luxury
  6. Political economy and the prerevolutionary crisis
  7. The agrarian law and the republican farmer
  8. Conclusion : the political economy of the notables.