Liberalism in Nineteenth-Century Europe

The Political Culture of Limited Suffrage by Alan Kahan

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies,
  • Political science & theory,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Political Process - Elections,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Western Europe - General,
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • Political culture,
  • History-Western Europe - General,
  • Political Science / Elections,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • Political Science-History & Theory - General,
  • History,
  • 19th century,
  • Liberalism,
  • Suffrage
The Physical Object
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Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL8399089M
ISBN 101403911746
ISBN 109781403911742

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About the Author. ALAN KAHAN is Associate Professor of History at Florida International University, USA. He is author of Aristocratic Liberalism: The Social and Political Thought of Jacob Burckhardt, John Stuart Mill and Alexis de Tocqueville, Editor of The Tocqueville Reader, and translator of Tocqueville's The Old Regime and the by: Liberalism in Nineteenth-Century Europe [Collins, I] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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'Votes should be weighed, not counted', Nineteenth-century liberals argued. This study analyzes parliamentary suffrage debates in England, France and Germany, showing that liberals throughout Europe used a distinctive political language, 'the discourse of capacity', to limit political participation.

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In Europe, by contrast, liberalism was a transforming force throughout the 19th century. Industrialization and modernization, for which classical liberalism provided ideological justification, wrought great changes. The feudal system fell, a functionless aristocracy lost its privileges. This book examines the ways in which imperial agendas informed the writing of history in nineteenth-century Britain and how historical writing transformed imperial agendas.

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Europe in the nineteenth-century was rapidly evolving into a more modernized society, and many political and cultural ideas were developing during this change. The Industrial Revolution triggered an enormous increase of the standard of living throughout most of Europe and North America.

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Going beyond Burckhardt, Mill, and Tocqueville, Aristocratic Liberalism argues for new ways of looking at nineteenth-century liberalism. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: 1. Introduction: making comparisons in history The labour aristocracy in Britain and Germany: a comparison Artisan economy, ideology and politics: the artisan contribution to the mid-nineteenth-century European labour movement Liberalism in nineteenth-century Europe: the political culture of limited suffrage.

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In every advanced country the liberal movement was active. European Liberalism in the Nineteenth Century A further reason for suggesting the phrase "liberalism by princely grace" lies in the fact that there were in these constitutions two other renunciations of royal authority: henceforth no tax was to be collected and no law inscribed on the statute book without the consent of a legislative body.

The broad outline of liberal doctrine across Europe in the first half of the nineteenth century can be easily delineated: liberals shared a fundamental commitment to individual liberty; to religious toleration; to limited government and the rule of law.

Drawing on the discussion of forms of arbitrary power as a thread, this article highlights certain key themes in liberal thought up to the mid Author: Jeremy Jennings. Get this from a library. Liberalism in nineteenth-century Europe: the political culture of limited suffrage.

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These European derivatives of classical liberalism are found in centrist movements and parties as. As the nineteenth century began, classical liberalism — or just liberalism as the philosophy of freedom was then known — was the specter haunting Europe — and the world.

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