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The Saint-Napoleon

Celebrations of Sovereignty in Nineteenth-Century France

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$82.50 • £66.95 • €74.50

ISBN 9780674013414

Publication Date: 05/31/2004


322 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

12 halftones


  • Illustrations
  • Preface
  • Introduction: Civic Festivities in Nineteenth-Century France
  • 1. A Common Sentiment of National Glory
  • 2. Variations on Provincial Themes
  • 3. Proud to Be French
  • 4. Honorable and Honored Citizens
  • 5. Incidents, Accidents, Excesses
  • 6. All the Majesty of the State
  • 7. The Immense Space between Heaven and Earth
  • 8. We Have Our Own Music
  • 9. Eroding Bonapartist Sovereignty
  • 10. Legitimist Coldness, Republican Enthusiasm
  • Conclusion: Festivity, Identity, Civility
  • Notes
  • Primary Sources
  • Index

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