The King's Trial: The French Revolution Vs. Louis XVI

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University of California Press, Jan 1, 1979 - France - 275 pages
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User Review  - AlexTheHunn - LibraryThing

Well documents insights into the specifics of King Louis XVI's trial. Good look into aspects of the workings of revolutionary organization and the operation of judicial system during extraordinary times. Read full review

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User Review  - Mike Edwards - Goodreads

A look at the French Revolution through the lens of the trial and execution of Louis XVI. The book is easy to read and credibly argues that King Louis wasn't nearly as incompetent as he is often portrayed. Read full review

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David P. Jordan is the LAS Distinguished Professor of FrenchDavid P. Jordan is the LAS Distinguished Professor of French History at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the History at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the author of "Transforming Paris: The Life and Labors of Baron author of "Transforming Paris: The Life and Labors of Baron Haussmann "(1995), "The Revolutionary Career of Maximilien Haussmann "(1995), "The Revolutionary Career of Maximilien Robespierre "(1985), and "Gibbon and His Roman Empire "(1971Robespierre "(1985), and "Gibbon and His Roman Empire "(1971). ).

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