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Organizing the Revolution : Selections from Augustin Cochin - Augustin Cochin

Organizing the Revolution

Selections from Augustin Cochin

By: Augustin Cochin, Nancy Derr Polin (Transcribed by), Claude Polin (Preface by)

Paperback Published: 1st September 2007
ISBN: 9780972061674
Number Of Pages: 240

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"Did you say Cochin? Who, except for a few specialists, has ever heard of him, even in France? Why read him? True enough, he is not the most famous, but there is a reason for that, and of such a nature as to be in itself good motivation for reading him. He has indeed dared lay a most incorrect hand upon the founding myth of contemporary France, the French Revolution." -From the Preface by Claude Polin Augustin Cochin (1876-1916) undertook a minute analysis of the role that provincial clubs and societies played in the genesis of the French Revolution. His work shows clearly how the revolution was organized long before the events of 1789. Wounded four times in World War I, Cochin died before he was able to complete or revise his work. This translation is an attempt to present his unfinished writings in a clear and coherent form.

ISBN: 9780972061674
ISBN-10: 0972061673
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st September 2007
Publisher: CONTINENTAL CA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.36