A Companion to the French Revolution

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Peter McPhee
Wiley, Sep 28, 2012 - History - 568 pages
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A Companion to the French Revolution comprises twenty-nine newly-written essays reassessing the origins, development, and impact of this great turning-point in modern history.
  • Examines the origins, development and impact of the French Revolution
  • Features original contributions from leading historians, including six essays translated from French.
  • Presents a wide-ranging overview of current historical debates on the revolution and future directions in scholarship
  • Gives equally thorough treatment to both causes and outcomes of the French Revolution

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About the author (2012)

Peter McPhee is Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne. His publications include Living the French Revolution 1789-1799 (2006) and Robespierre: a Revolutionary Life (2012). A Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and the Academy of Social Sciences, McPhee was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2012 for service to education and the discipline of history.

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