Making Sense of Constitutional Monarchism in Post-Napoleonic France and Germany

Author(s): 
Prutsch, Markus J.
ISBN: 
9780230316492
Date published: 
November 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£65.00

Focusing on the genesis of 'constitutional monarchism' in the context of the French Restoration and its favourable reception in post-Napoleonic Germany, this study highlights the potential and limitations of a daring attempt to improve traditional forms of monarchical legitimacy by means of a modern representative constitution.