Lessons from America

Lessons from America

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Every war has refugees; every revolution has exiles. Most of the refugees of the French Revolution mourned the demise of the monarchy. Lessons from America examines an unusual group who did not. Doina Pasca Harsanyi looks at the American experience of a group of French liberal aristocrats, early participants in the French Revolution, who took shelter in Philadelphia during the Reign of Terror. The book traces their path from enlightened salons to revolutionary activism to subsequent exile in America and, finally, back to government posts in Franceaa€”illuminating the ways in which the French experiment in democracy was informed by the American experience.a€œDemocracy and Moral Disagreement: Reciprocity, Slavery, and Abortion.a€ In Deliberative Politics: Essays on Democracy and Disagreement, ed. Stephen Macedo ... a€œAgonism, Deliberation, and the Politics of Abortion.a€ Polity 37 (1): 54a€“ 81.

Title:Lessons from America
Author:Doina Pasca Harsanyi
Publisher:Penn State Press - 2010-01-01


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