French Revolution 1770-1814

Heftet / 1996 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9780631202998
Publisert
1996
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Blackwell Publishers
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05, 06, UU, P, UP
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Product language
Engelsk
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Heftet
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332
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524 gr
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226 mm
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151 mm
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19 mm
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French Revolution 1770-1814

Heftet / 1996 / Engelsk
This volume, comprising Part I of the authors classic work Revolutionary France 1770--1880, offers a vivid narrative and radical reinterpretation of the years surrounding the momentous events of 1789 and their aftermath. During this period there were not one, but two revolutions: by intent the first was egalitarian, the second-- Bonapartes authoritarian. The tension between the two characterized the period and was to shape the Republic that eventually emerged from the ruins of the ancien regime.
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aeo Offers concise, classic interpretation of the causes, course and outcome of the French Revolution. aeo Written by the leading international historian of the period. aeo Provides readers with a critical perspective on the historiography of the subject.
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List of Illustrations. Acknowledgements. 1. The Ancien Regime. 2. The Revolution of 1789: 1787--1791. 3. The Jacobin Republic: 1791--1794. 4. The Thermidorian Republic: 1794--1799. 5. Napoleon Bonaparte: 1799--1814. Appendix I: Chronological Table. Appendix II: The Republican Calendar for Year II (1793--1794). Bibliography. Glossary. Index of Names. Index of Subjects.
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Reviews of the parent volume Revolutionary France 1770--1880: "An outstanding work of synthesis and imagination." The Times "This book is the best -- and, especially, the best written -- history of French politics during these years that I know. Conceived in the analytical tradition of Constant and Tocqueville, written in the narrative, learned, and convincing." Patrice Higonnet, Harvard University
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Francois Furet is Director of Studies at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris, and Professor of History at the University of Chicago. He is considered throughout the world to be the most outstanding living historian of the French Revolution.
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Produktdetaljer

ISBN13
9780631202998
Publisert
1996
Utgiver
Vendor
Blackwell Publishers
Aldersnivå
05, 06, UU, P, UP
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
332
Vekt
524 gr
Høyde
226 mm
Bredde
151 mm
Tykkelse
19 mm
Se alle
Forfatter