The British Origins of the French Jacobins: Radical Sociability and the Development of Political Club Networks, 1787–1793

@article{Alpaugh2014TheBO,
  title={The British Origins of the French Jacobins: Radical Sociability and the Development of Political Club Networks, 1787–1793},
  author={M. Alpaugh},
  journal={European History Quarterly},
  year={2014},
  volume={44},
  pages={593 - 619}
}
  • M. Alpaugh
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • European History Quarterly
Approaching the Revolutionary era from a transnational perspective, this article explores the rich exchanges and collaborations between radical British and French popular societies. Both early French political and antislavery societies adapted their associational strategies from Anglo-American examples – indeed, borrowing the word ‘club’ itself to describe such organizations. Most significantly, in November 1789, correspondence from the London Revolution Society directly inspired the founding… Expand
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