Revolution and Restoration - Restorative Tendencies
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Part of Revolution and Restoration:

1. Revolution

2. Restorative Tendencies

The word “Restoration” in English generally means the re-establishment of the Stuart monarchy under Charles II in 1660. As a general term, restoration came into use in political history and theory in the 19th century on the continent, to indicate the epoch of conservative reaction to the French Revolution between the Congress of Vienna (1814–15) and the revolution of 1848, It has since been used as a counterpart tó “revolution” to…

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Konrad Hecker, “Revolution and Restoration - Restorative Tendencies”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 30 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-483X_smuo_COM_003852>
First published online: 2016



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