The French Revolution

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Grove Press, 1988 - History - 224 pages
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In The French Revolution, the distinguished historian George Rude turns his penetrating eye to one of the most cataclysmic events of modern history, presenting a cogent survey of the revolution, of the Reign of Terror and the dictatorship that ensued, and of the revolution's ultimate, enduring impact on Western history. The French Revolution is an indispensable study of his pivotal era and of its lasting impact on the world.
  

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This book gives a very detailed explanation of the stages and causes of the revolution, as well as an in-depth analysis of the social factors, class tensions, and class struggles of 18 century french ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
n Opening Years
25
1ll Constitutional Monarchy
59
The Struggle for Power
71
Napoleon
127
v1 The Revolution and Europe
143
vn The Revolution and the Wider World
175
Index of Main Characters
185
Glossary
191
Notes
199
Bibliography
209
Index
215
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