The invention of democratic parliamentary practices in the Helvetic Republic

Holenstein, André (2015). The invention of democratic parliamentary practices in the Helvetic Republic. In: Oddens, Joris; Rutjes, Mart; Jacobs, Erik (eds.) The Political Culture in the Sister Republics, 1794-1806. (pp. 127-134). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press

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In this book, leading historians of the French, Batavian, Helvetic, Cisalpine, and Neapolitan revolutions bridge the gap between the historiographies of the so-called Sister Republics and 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 all examined from a comparative, transnational perspective.

Item Type:

Book Section (Book Chapter)

Division/Institute:

06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of History and Archaeology > Institute of History > Swiss History

UniBE Contributor:

Holenstein, André

Subjects:

900 History > 940 History of Europe

ISBN:

9789089646064

Publisher:

Amsterdam University Press

Language:

English

Submitter:

Therese Dudan

Date Deposited:

21 Mar 2016 15:42

Last Modified:

21 Mar 2016 15:42

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/76589

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