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Under Two Sieges

Jonathan Beecher

in Victor Considerant and the Rise and Fall of French Romantic Socialism

Published by University of California Press

Published in print November 2001 | ISBN: 9780520222977
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520924727 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520222977.003.0018
Under Two Sieges

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This chapter focuses on the major political events in Paris, France, after Victor Considerant returned to his homeland in September 1869. It explains that the opposition candidates won in the general legislative elections of May 1869 and a number of Considerant's old friends and allies, including Frédéric Dorian, Wladimir Ganeur, and Edouard Ordinaire, became members of the Corps Legslatif. It suggests that Considerant's arrival also coincided with the awakening of the French labor movement.

Keywords: Victor Considerant; political events; Paris; France; legislative elections; Frédéric Dorian; Wladimir Ganeur; Edouard Ordinaire; Corps Legislatif; labor movement

Chapter.  14496 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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