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The Political Economy of Virtue [electronic resource] : Luxury, Patriotism, and the Origins of the French Revolution / John Shovlin.

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Author/Creator:
Shovlin, John.
Publication:
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2006.
Series:
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (265 p. ) ill. ;
Subjects:
Patriotism -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Luxury -- Moral and ethical aspects -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Economics -- France -- History -- 18th century.
France -- Economic conditions -- 18th century.
France -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Economic aspects.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : political economy and public life in eighteenth-century France
Commerce, finance, and the luxury debate
Constructing a patriot political economy
Regenerating the patrie : agronomists, tax reformers, and physiocrats
Patriotic commerce and aristocratic luxury
Political economy and the prerevolutionary crisis
The agrarian law and the republican farmer
Conclusion : the political economy of the notables.
Notes:
"Cornell paperbacks"--T.p. verso.
Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, MPublishing, 2012. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-256) and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-8014-6347-5
OCLC:
798793845
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