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'The Great Society of the Human Species': Volney and the Global Politics of Revolutionary France

Cook, Alexander


This article analyses the complex and contested geo-politics associated with the concept of a universal human society during the era of the French Revolution. It focuses on the figure of Constantin-Fran├žois Volney (1757-1820), a neglected philosopher who

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Intellectual History Review
DOI: 10.1080/17496977.2012.723337


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