The days of the French Revolution

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Morrow, 1980 - History - 351 pages
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Good introduction to a scary time. - Goodreads
Nice to get a solid overview of the whole fiasco. - Goodreads
This book gives a quick overview of a very dense topic. - Goodreads
Excellent introduction to the French Revolution. - Goodreads

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Nice to get a solid overview of the whole fiasco. After having read it, I find myself wondering why the French celebrate Bastille Day. But I guess, once they made it through Napoleon, everything ended ... Read full review

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User Review  - Seth - Goodreads

I was expecting a little more depth on some of the events in the Revolution, while certain events felt bogged down by detail. Two things I believe could have made this book not only more enjoyable ... Read full review

Contents

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court and country
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THE DAY OF THE TENNISCOURT OATH
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Copyright

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About the author (1980)

Historian Christopher Hibbert was born as Arthur Raymond Hibbert in Enderby, England in 1924. He dropped out of Oriel College to join the Army. He served with the London Irish Rifles and won the Military Cross. He earned a degree in history in 1948. Before becoming a full-time nonfiction writer, he worked as a real estate agent and a television critic for Truth magazine. He wrote more than 60 books throughout his lifetime including The Road to Tyburn (1957), Il Duce: The Life of Benito Mussolini(1962), George IV: Prince of Wales, 1762-1811 (1972), and George IV: Regent and King, 1812-1830 (1973). His work The Destruction of Lord Raglan (1961) won a prize from the Royal Society of Literature. He died from bronchial pneumonia on December 21, 2008 at the age of 84.

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