Benjamin Constant and the Birth of French Liberalism
Traditional scholarship on French liberalism has frequently proceeded by defining the core issues and telling a story of their emergence and development. This book takes a different approach: rather than beginning with an a priori definition of liberalism, it focuses on the political thought of Benjamin Constant and Germaine de Staël, the first figures in France to call th...more
Paperback, 290 pages
Published February 13th 2013 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published January 12th 2011)
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