« Oct 4: Manet captures something essentially French | Main | Oct 6: French governments rise and fall like hot-air balloons »

October 06, 2013

Comments

neverted

I also recall that "banquets" were a precipitating event. I think something is lost in translation here (though it does seem very French to have food involved).

Where does the June Days Uprising fit. Here's my understanding:

In Feb 1848, the Orlean dynasty (Louis Philippe) was overthrown, and the Second Republic was established, though I'm not clear about its governance. Regardless, It turned out to be more conservative than the people planned, resulting in the brief and unsuccessful July revolution. At the end of 1848, Louis Napoleon was elected President and preceded to consolidate his power, including suspending the elected assembly in 1851.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Blog powered by Typepad