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The French Revolution : From its Origins to 1793 - Gary Kates

The French Revolution

From its Origins to 1793

Paperback Published: 18th May 2001
ISBN: 9780415253932
Number Of Pages: 400

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Internationally renowned as the greatest authority on the French Revolution, Georges Lefebvre combined impeccable scholarship with a lively writing style. His masterly overview of the history of the French Revolution has taken its rightful place as the definitive account. A vivid narrative of events in France and across Europe is combined with acute insights into the underlying forces that created the dynamics of the revolution, as well as the personalities responsible for day-to-day decisions during this momentous period.

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'This is more than a history of the French Revolution. It covers all of Europe during the revolutionary period!it also breaks new ground in its account of international relations, and sets the wars of intervention in their true light.' - A.J.P. Taylor

Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xvi
Introductionp. xviii
The World on the Eve of the French Revolutionp. 1
European Expansionp. 3
European Economyp. 19
European Societyp. 37
European Thoughtp. 52
The States and Social Conflictsp. 70
The Advent of the Bourgeoisie in Francep. 91
The Aristocratic Revolution, 1787-1788p. 93
The Bourgeois Revolutionp. 98
The Popular Revolutionp. 112
Lafayette's Yearp. 131
The Work of the Constituent Assembly, 1789-1791p. 140
The Revolution and Europe Up to the Formation of the First Coalitionp. 173
The Constituent Assembly and Europep. 175
Flight of the King and Declaration of War Against Austria, June, 1791-April, 1792p. 201
The Second French Revolution, August-September, 1792p. 221
Invasion of Poland and of France. Revolutionary Counter-Attack: Valmy and Jemappes, September, 1792-January, 1793p. 242
The Origins of the First Coalitionp. 257
Bibliographyp. 277
Indexp. 341
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ISBN: 9780415253932
ISBN-10: 0415253934
Series: Routledge Classics
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 18th May 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.05 x 12.7  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition

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