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The Transformation of Republicanism in the Sister Republics

The political culture of the sisters republic coverThe Transformation of Republicanism in the Sister Republic, is a chapter within the volume The Political Culture of the Sister Republics. France, The Netherlands, Switzerland, and Italy, 1794-1806, edited by Joris Oddens, Erik Jacobs, and Mart Rutjes.

This volume brings together experts on the history of the various revolutionary Sister Republics. Leading historians of the French, Batavian, Helvetic, Cisalpine and Neapolitan revolutions bridge the gap between the historiographies of the so-called ‘Sister’ Republics. They explore political culture as a set of discourses or political practices. Parliamentary practices, the comparability of ‘universal’ political concepts, late-eighteenth century Republicanism, the relationship between press and politics, and the interaction between the Sister Republics and France are studied from a comparative, transnational perspective. (Read More)