Pluralism and the Idea of the Republic in France

  • Julian Wright
  • H. S. Jones

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. A Pluralist History of France?

    1. Julian Wright, H. S. Jones
      Pages 1-22
  3. The Idea of the Plural Republic

  4. The Plural Republic

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 264-270

About this book


The idea of the centralized State has played a powerful role in shaping French republicanism. But for two hundred years, many have tried to find other ways of being French and Republican. These essays challenge the traditional account, bringing together new insights from leading scholars.


constitution Europe federalism First World War France history law liberty nationalism parliament political thought revolution sovereignty The Republic Third Republic

Editors and affiliations

  • Julian Wright
    • 1
  • H. S. Jones
    • 2
  1. 1.University of DurhamUK
  2. 2.University of ManchesterUK

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