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The French and their revolution : selected writings

Author: Richard Cobb; David Gilmour
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : The New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Like Eric Hobsbawm and E.P. Thompson, Richard Cobb had a gift for understanding great historic events in terms of ordinary human relations. Here for the first time Cobb's widely admired chronicles of daily life in Revolutionary France are gathered into one volume with an illuminating introduction by his former pupil, historian David Gilmour."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Cobb; David Gilmour
ISBN: 1565845404 9781565845404
OCLC Number: 41182978
Notes: "First published in 1998 by John Murray Ltd., London"--Title page verso.
Description: vii, 471 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / David Gilmour --
1. The Revolutionary Mentality in France: from A Second Identity --
2. Revolutionary Situations in France 1789-1968: from A Second Identity --
3. The Officers and Men of the Parisian Armee: from The People's Armies --
4. Paris and the Seine 1792-1802: from Paris and its Provinces, 'The Seine' --
5. 'Popular Movements', Popular Protest, and Repression in France 1793-1818: from The Police and the People. I. The Pattern of Popular Protest 1795-1815. II. The Popular Movement in Decline (1795-1818) and the Nature of Sans-Culotte Militancy. III. The Popular Movement in its Prime: The Sans-Culottes of the Year II --
6. The Sources of Counter-Revolutionary or Counter-Terrorist Commitment: from Reactions to the French Revolution --
7. Counter-Revolution and Environment: The Example of Lyon: from Reactions to the French Revolution --
8. The Biographical Approach and the Personal Case History: from Reactions to the French Revolution --
9. La Vie en Marge: Living on the Fringe of the Revolution: from Reactions to the French Revolution --
10. A View on the Street: Seduction and Pregnancy in Revolutionary Lyon: from A Sense of Place --
App. I. Revolutionary Figures, Factions and Historians --
App. II. The Revolutionary Calendar.
Other Titles: French Revolution
Responsibility: Richard Cobb ; edited and introduced by David Gilmour.
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"Like Eric Hobsbawm and E.P. Thompson, Richard Cobb had a gift for understanding great historic events in terms of ordinary human relations. Here for the first time Cobb's widely admired chronicles of daily life in Revolutionary France are gathered into one volume with an illuminating introduction by his former pupil, historian David Gilmour."--Jacket.

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