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The French Revolution

Author: Linda Frey; Marsha Frey
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood ; Oxford : Harcourt Education, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This comprehensive examination of the Revolution provides students with an historical overview, essays on major aspects of the event, lengthy biographical profiles of key persons, the text of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Frey; Marsha Frey
ISBN: 0313321930 9780313321931
OCLC Number: 59320000
Description: 1 volume
Contents: Contents Series Foreword by Linda S. Frey and Marsha L. Frey Preface Chronology of Events Historical Overview: "Experience teaches us that generally speaking, the most perilous moment for a bad government is when it seeks to mend its ways." Crisis of the Ancien Regime: "Man was born free and everywhere is in chains." The Terror: "Pity is not revolutionary." A New Political Culture: "Nothing in the Revolution, no, not to a gesture, not to the fashion of a hat or a shoe, was left to accident." Diplomacy and Revolution: "The reign of the charlatans is over." War and Revolution: "War to the chateaux, peace to the cottages." An Ambiguous Legacy: "A nursery of future revolutions." Biographies: The Personalities of the French Revolution Glossary of Selected Terms Annotated Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Linda S. Frey and Marsha L. Frey.


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