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middle class

A country-dependent term of art broadly defined as the socioeconomic stratum between the working class and upper class. The middle class in the UK includes those who own a home and often another elsewhere (e.g., in Spain, Florida or France), go on regular holidays, have a good education and are firmly ensconced in well-paid, secure managerial or professional posts (e.g., medical doctors with the National Health Service). The upper class in the UK is comprised of aristocrats, landed gentry, and titled individuals.
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Arguing that the French Revolution ushered in a period of bourgeoisie capitalism rather that the beginnings of socialism, Heller presents some of his recent essays, Jaures; The Longue Dured of the French Bourgeoisie; Marx, the French Revolution, and the Spectre of the Bourgeoisie; and Bankers, Finance Capital and the French Revolutionary Terror, 1791-4.
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There was no such black bourgeoisie in the classic, economic sense, and blacks have never really had a national bourgeoisie.
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This volume, edited by Stefania Lucamante, contains nine essays that examine the bourgeoisie in post-Unification Italy.
the Russian bourgeoisie, and the bourgeois revolution from 1850 to 1917.