The Culture of French Revolutionary Diplomacy

In the Face of Europe

  • Linda Frey
  • Marsha Frey

Part of the Studies in Diplomacy and International Relations book series (SID)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Linda Frey, Marsha Frey
    Pages 1-21
  3. Linda Frey, Marsha Frey
    Pages 23-63
  4. Linda Frey, Marsha Frey
    Pages 65-95
  5. Linda Frey, Marsha Frey
    Pages 141-176
  6. Linda Frey, Marsha Frey
    Pages 177-217
  7. Linda Frey, Marsha Frey
    Pages 219-257
  8. Linda Frey, Marsha Frey
    Pages 259-285
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 287-300

About this book


This book examines the culture of the French diplomatic corps from 1789 to 1799. It analyzes how the French revolutionaries attempted, albeit unsuccessfully, to transform the diplomatic culture of the old regime, notably in etiquette, language and dress and how the ideology and dynamic of the Revolution affected certain aspects of international affairs.

Linda Frey is Professor of History at the University of Montana, US

Marsha Frey is Professor of History at Kansas State University, US


French Emissaries Ancien Régime Republican France Theater of Power Republican Virtue Aristocratic Code Versailles Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen Louis XV Louis XVI Leibniz Mably Fénélon Montesquieu Rousseau Diderot Holbach Bassville in Rome Bernadotte in Vienna Thermidor

Authors and affiliations

  • Linda Frey
    • 1
  • Marsha Frey
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of HistoryUniversity of MontanaMissoula, MTUSA
  2. 2.Department of HistoryKansas State UniversityManhattan, KSUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Political Science and International Studies
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-71708-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-71709-8
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