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The French revolution

Author: Thomas Carlyle; Ruth Scurr
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2010.
Series: Continuum histories.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1837 Thomas Carlyle published his work The French Revolution: A History and overnight became a celebrity. € The work was filled with a passionate intensity, hitherto unknown in historical writing. In a politically-charged Europe, filled with fears and hopes of revolution, Carlyle's account of the motivations and urges that inspired the events in France became powerfully relevant. Carlyle's style emphasised this,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881.
French revolution.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2010
(OCoLC)495598908
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Carlyle; Ruth Scurr
ISBN: 9781441152671 1441152679
OCLC Number: 676696306
Description: 1 online resource (195 pages).
Contents: Introduction by Ruth Scurr; The French Revolution.
Series Title: Continuum histories.
Other Titles: French Revolution.
Carlyle's The French revolution
Responsibility: Thomas Carlyle ; introduced and selected by Ruth Scurr.

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