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Historical view of the French Revolution

Jules Michelet

Historical view of the French Revolution

from its earliest indications to the flight ofthe King in 1791

by Jules Michelet

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Published by George Bell in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J. Michelet ; translated by C. Cocks.
ContributionsCocks, Charles.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv,621p. :
Number of Pages621
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21605225M

  This text reasserts the Marxist view of the French Revolution as a bourgeois and capitalist revolution. Based mainly on articles published in the journal Historical Materialism it challenges the still dominant revisionist view of the French Revolution. It serves to restore the close tie between the history of the Old Regime and the : Henry Heller. This fascinating book studies all aspects of the French Revolution, from its origins, through its development, right up to the consequences of this major historical event. Bringing together key texts at the forefront of new research and interpretation, Gary Kates challenges orthodox assumptions concerning the origins, development and long-term historical repercussions of the Revolution.

  What we don’t know about the French Revolution could fill a book; Davidson (Voltaire: A Life, , etc.) has done just that—in the s, Louis XVI was running out of funds. His usual sources turned him down so he called the Estates General for the first time in nearly years. French history which has its course and consequences; or as a phenomenon which had a specific influence on the history of other countries. I wish in this essay, however, to view the French Revolution as a world-historical event in the very specific sense of its significance and importance in the history of the modern world-system as a world-system.

Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society’s print magazine for our members) has published reviews of s historical fiction books. At the close of the French Revolution, fifteen-year-old Hortense de Beauharnais—step-daughter of Napoleon Bonaparte—is attending Madame Campan’s Institute for Girls.   In Defence of the Terror: Liberty or Death in the French Revolution by Sophie Wahnich – review Ruth Scurr on a provocative study of revolutionary violence The Author: Ruth Scurr.


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The French Revolution created turmoil across the whole of Europe, via a series of events which continue to captivate and inspire massive debate. As such, there is a vast range of literature on the topic, much of it involving specific methodologies and approaches. The following selection combines introductory and general histories with a few more specialized : Thoughtco Editors.

PREFACE. The revolution in France exhibits a scene, in the political world, not less novel and interesting than the contrast is striking between the narrow opinions of superstition, and the enlightened sentiments of masculine and improved philosophy.

To mark the prominent features of this revolution, requires a mind, not only unsophisticated by old prejudices, and the inveterate habits of. Historical view of the French Revolution: from its earliest indications to the flight of the King in 9 editions By Jules Michelet Go to the editions section to read or download ebooks.

The French Revolution was a watershed event in modern European history that began in and ended in the late s with the ascent of Napoleon Bonaparte. The 12 Best Books on the French Revolution of The French Revolution is one of the most important – perhaps still the historical event of all books have been written about it, but I loved your comment, in your presidential address to the American Historical Association that “every great interpreter of the French Revolution – and there have been many such – has found the event ultimately mystifying”.

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French Revolution, revolutionary movement that shook France between and and reached its first climax there in —hence the conventional term ‘Revolution of ,’ denoting the end of the ancien regime in France and serving also to distinguish that event from the later French revolutions of and   The top 10 French Revolution novels W e know how the French Revolution begins, One of the most famous historical novels ever written, and, with m copies sold, probably the most.

The French Revolution (French: Révolution française [ʁevɔlysjɔ̃ fʁɑ̃sɛːz]) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies beginning in and ending in The Revolution overthrew the monarchy, established a republic, catalyzed violent periods of political turmoil, and finally culminated in a dictatorship under Napoleon who brought many of Location: Kingdom of France.

Jennifer Donnelly is the author of three adult novels, The Tea Rose, The Winter Rose, and The Wild Rose, as well as the young adult novels These Shallow Graves, Revolution, Stepsister, and A Northern Light, winner of Britain's prestigious Carnegie Medal, the L.A.

Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature, and a Michael L. Printz Honor Book Award. She lives and writes full-time in upstate /5(). An Historical and Moral View of the Origin and Progress of the French Revolution and the Effect It has Produced in Europe book. Read reviews from world’s /5(15).

And since the book is intended to be used as a textbook, and as a primer on the French Revolution and therefore also as a starting point for further exploration, one can easily lose oneself in all the details, without being able to distinguish between important and less important points.4/4(49).

What is the best history book on the French Revolution. If you’re not a professional historian, the best modern history of the French Revolution is “Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution,” by Simon Schama.

The New York Times Book Review c. [Mary Wollstonecraft: Human Rights and the French Revolution] Roberta A. Modugno Rubbettino,pgs. Roberta Modugno’s excellent book is a fundamental contribution to our understanding of the history of classical liberalism.

She complicates in a remarkable. A Revisionist View of the French Revolution. Using a dictionary format, this cultural history sheds new light on the events of BICENTENNIAL January 6, In her book, ``The.

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French Revolution & Napoleonic Era - Historical Fiction. 1 - 20 of results. An essential new contribution to the debate about how Marxists should understand the French Revolution In this stirring and persuasive defense of the classical Marxist view of the French Revolution as a bourgeois and capitalist revolution, Henry Heller lays to rest the stylish revisionism on the subject that still dominates in academic circles.

Let’s look at Tocqueville, because here is someone who was absolutely personally involved in the historical process. Tocqueveille, yes: of course his book is about the American Revolution.

But if you read it, it’s more about the French Revolution than the American Revolution. Well, it’s about democracy in .The French Revolution remains the most examined event, or period, in world history.

Most historians would argue that it was the first "modern" revolution, an event so momentous that it changed the very meaning of the word revolution to its modern sense of connoting a political and or social upheaval that marks a decisive break with the past, one that moves a society in a forward or progressive.The French Revolution, three-volume narrative history by Scottish essayist and historian Thomas Carlyle, first published in The French Revolution established Carlyle’s reputation.

Its creation was beset with difficulty; after spending months on the manuscript inCarlyle lent his only draft to philosopher John Stuart Mill, who accidentally burned it.