Historians and the Law in Postrevolutionary France
Donald R. Kelley
In the Romantic fascination with Europe's past, scholars of Restoration France proposed to reconstruct their national traditions with more attention to social and cultural factors than older-fashioned political historians had shown. Donald R. Kelley examines a major feature of this new history": the convergence of the profession of law and the study of history between 1804 and 1848.
First published in 1984.