The Modern Regime, Volume 2
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The Modern Regime, Volume 2

By Hippolyte Taine
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Part of the series Origins of contemporary France. [v.5-6]

Table of Contents
  • THE ORIGINS OF CONTEMPORARY FRANCE, VOLUME 6
  • THE MODERN REGIME, VOLUME 2
  • Contents
  • PREFACE By André Chevrillon.
  • BOOK FIFTH. THE CHURCH.
  • CHAPTER I. MORAL INSTITUTIONS
  • I. Napoleon's Objectives.
  • II. Napoleon's opinions and methods.
  • III. Dealing with the Pope.
  • IV. The Pope, Napoleon's employee.
  • V. State domination of all religion.
  • VI. Napoleon Executes the Concordat.
  • VII. System to which the regular clergy is subject.
  • VIII. Administrative Control.
  • IX. The Imperial Catechism
  • X. The Council of 1811.—The Concordat of 1813.
  • CHAPTER II. THE CATHOLIC CHURCH.
  • I. The Catholic System.
  • II. The Bishops and their new Situation.
  • III. The new Bishop.
  • IV. The subordinate clergy.
  • CHAPTER III THE CLERGY
  • I. The regular clergy.
  • II. Evolution of the Catholic Church.
  • III. The Church today.
  • IV. Contrasting Vistas.
  • BOOK SIXTH. PUBLIC INSTRUCTION.
  • CHAPTER I. PUBLIC INSTRUCTION
  • I. Public instruction and its three effects.
  • II. Napoleon's Educational Instruments.
  • III. Napoleon's machinery.
  • VI. Objects and sentiments.
  • V. Military preparation and the cult of the Emperor.
  • CHAPTER II.
  • I. Primary Instruction.
  • II. Higher Education.
  • III. On Science, Reason and Truth.
  • IV. Napoleon's stranglehold on science.
  • V. On Censorship under Napoleon.
  • CHAPTER III. EVOLUTION BETWEEN 1814 AND 1890.
  • I. Evolution of the Napoleonic machine.
  • II. Educational monopoly of Church and State.
  • III. Internal Vices
  • IV. Cramming and Exams Compared to Apprenticeship
  • V. Public instruction in 1890.
  • VI. Summary.
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