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Making Sense of Constitutional Monarchism in Post-Napoleonic France and Germany

  • Markus J. Prutsch

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Markus J. Prutsch
    Pages 1-9
  3. Markus J. Prutsch
    Pages 10-38
  4. Markus J. Prutsch
    Pages 121-177
  5. Markus J. Prutsch
    Pages 205-221
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 222-333

About this book

Introduction

Focusing on the genesis of 'constitutional monarchism' in the context of the French Restoration and its favourable reception in post-Napoleonic Germany, this study highlights the potential and limitations of a daring attempt to improve traditional forms of monarchical legitimacy by means of a modern representative constitution.

Keywords

constitution France Germany Napoleon political thought restoration

Authors and affiliations

  • Markus J. Prutsch
    • 1
  1. 1.European ParliamentBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137291653
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-33977-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-29165-3
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