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The 1848 Revolution (slides)

Nation and Empire after the Second Republic (slides)

Background Reading:
Popkin, Modern France, 115-124.

Readings for Discussion:
Karl Marx, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte (1852), chapter one and a short section from chapter seven.

Sudhir Hazareesingh, The Saint-Napoleon (2004), chapter four on e-reserves.

Linda Nochlin, Realism (1971), short selection on e-reserves.

Further Reading:
Maurice Aguhlon, Marianne into Battle: Republican Imagery and Symbolism in France, 1789-1880 (trans. 1980).

Benjamin Brower, A Desert Named Peace: The Violence of French Empire in the Algerian Sahara, 1844-1902 (2009).

Julia Clancy-Smith, Rebel and Saint: Muslim Notables, Populist Protest, Colonial Encounters (Algeria and Tunisia, 1800-1904) (1994), on-line.

Sudhir Hazareesingh, The Legend of Napoleon (2004) and The Saint-Napoleon: Celebrations of Sovereignty in Nineteenth-Century France (2004).

Patricia Mainardi, Art and Politics of the Second Empire: The Universal Exhibitions (1987).

John Merriman, The Agony of the Republic: the Repression of the Left in Revolutionary France, 1848-1851 (1978).

Philip Nord, The Republican Moment: Struggles for Democracy in Nineteenth-Century France (1998).Tocqueville

Jennifer Sessions, By Sword and Plough: France and the Conquest of Algeria (2011).

Jonathan Sperber, The European Revolutions, 1848-1851 (1994).




Vernet, Barricade
Encyclopedia of 1848 Revolutions


Berlin 1848
Mass politics in 1848 (John Breuilly)

Roger Fenton "Cornet Wilkin, 11th Hussars"
Roger Fenton's Crimean War photographs (Library of Congress)