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Ideas of Monarchical ReformFénelon, Jacobitism, and the political works of the Chevalier Ramsay$
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Andrew Mansfield

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780719088377

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719088377.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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Ideas of Monarchical Reform
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Andrew Mansfield

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719088377.003.0010

The Introduction delivers both a general background to the intellectual context in Britain and France during the period from the 1660 to 1730s, and outlines Ramsay’s place in that context. Ramsay’s role as an intermediary between the two states affords an opportunity to examine the political though of Britain and France while assessing Ramsay’s role and place within that context. These two objects of the work are detailed here, as well as a commitment to underline the impact of seventeenth century ideology upon the eighteenth century. The introduction also discusses the (limited) historiography on Ramsay, emphasising a lack of understanding regarding his political thought.

Keywords:   Britain, France, Ramsay, Political thought, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century

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