Bourbonism


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Bourbonism

(ˈbʊəbəˌnɪzəm)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) support for the rule of the Bourbons, the European royal line that ruled in France, Spain, and Naples and Sicily at various times in the late 16th to early 20th centuries
2. (Historical Terms) US extreme political and social conservatism
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Bour•bon•ism

(ˈbʊər bəˌnɪz əm or, occas., ˈbɜr-)

n.
1. adherence to the social and political practices of the Bourbons.
2. extreme conservatism, esp. in politics.
[1875–80, Amer.]
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Bourbonism

1. an adherence to the ideas and system of government developed by the Bourbons.
2. an extreme conservatism, especially in politics. — Bourbonist, n.Bourbonian, Bourbonic, adj.
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(3) Woods (2009) outlines a contemporary history of the city of New Orleans and state of Louisiana through what he calls the "restoration of Bourbonism", and revitalization of its institutions.
Moger, Virginia: Bourbonism to Byrd, 1870-1925 (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1968), 181-202; Wythe W.
Brandfon, Cotton Kingdom of the New South: A History of the Yazoo Mississippi Delta from Reconstruction to the Twentieth Century (Cambridge, 1967), 1-21; William Ivy Hair, Bourbonism and Agrarian Protest: Louisiana Politics, 1877-1900 (Baton Rouge, 1969), 35-39; Sitterson, Sugar Country, 311-313; "Excerpt from Regional Director's Weekly Report, Region VI," 25 January 1937, 1, loose in box, box 4, Records Relating to the President's Special Committee on Farm Tenancy, 1936-37, Division of Land Economics, Divisional Records, Records of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Record Group 83, National Archives (hereafter cited as Farm Tenancy Committee Records, RG 83).
See Allen Moger, Virginia: Bourbonism To Byrd 1870-1925 (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1968), pp.
After 1803 the emigre journals refused to acknowledge the permanence of changes inside France and yet avoided all discussion concerning the nature of Bourbonism and a restored Bourbon regime.
DuBose, "A Historian's Tribute to Thomas Goode Jones," Alabama Lawyer 14 (1953): 46-68; Carolyn Huggins, "Bourbonism and Radicalism in Alabama: The Gubernatorial Administration of Thomas Goode Jones, 1890-1894" (master's thesis, Auburn University, 1968); Paul Gaston, The New South Creed: A Study in Southern Mythmaking (New York, 1970).
McMath, Jr., in particular illuminates what Tindall explored so thoroughly in many of his writings - the Southern triangle of political culture: Bourbonism, Populism, and Progressivism.