The Constitutional Monarchy in France, 1814-48

Author: Pamela M. Pilbeam

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317883551

Category: History

Page: 152

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Historians in France assume that the restoration of Monarchy after the defeat of Napoleon was doomed. The first compact recent history of the period in English, this book reveals that although the French experimented with two Monarchies and a Republic (1814 - 48), there was substantial stability. The Institutional framework constructed during the Revolutionary years (1789 - 1814) remained intact, and the ruling elites retained basic control.