National Character and Public Spirit in Britain and France, 1750-1914

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Author: Roberto Romani
Publisher: Unknown
Genre: History
Pages: 360
Language: english
Year: 2006
ISBN 10: 0521810000
ISBN 13: 9780511013713
Series: Unknown
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

In a work of unusual ambition and rigorous comparison, Roberto Romani considers the concept of "national character" in the intellectual histories of Britain and France. Perceptions of collective mentalities influenced a variety of political and economic debates, ranging from anti-absolutist...