Benjamin Constant and the Birth of French Liberalism

Author(s): 
Vincent, K. Steven
ISBN: 
9781137306432
Date published: 
February 2013
Paperback
Price: 
£20.00

A different approach to French liberalism which, rather than beginning with an a priori definition of liberalism, focuses on the political thought of Benjamin Constant and Germaine de Staël, to advance a new interpretation of the timing and character of French (and more broadly European) liberalism.