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L'operation fonctionne assez bien du cote missionnaire oo une evolution ternaire parait reperable, comme si les missionnaires romantiques ou doctrinaires etaient d'abord majoritairement idealistes, puis enclins a changer de position a la suite de divers evenements (un echec, une rencontre), pour finalement choisir une nouvelle orientation, plus pragmatique ou plus idealiste que l'attitude initiale.
Liberalism under Siege: The Political Thought of the French Doctrinaires, by Aurelian Craiutu.
Dissertation: "The Difficult Apprenticeship of Liberty: Reflections on the Political Thought of the French Doctrinaires"
Doctrinaire reflections on the scope of opposition are followed by the high point of this volume, an extremely lucid, informed, and balanced chapter on Francois Guizot, who headed the liberal electoral committees, Aidetoi, le ciel t'aidera in 1827, and became Louis-Philippe's longest-serving head of government in 1840.