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Review: Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution

User Review  - Glenn Robinson - Goodreads

I knew very little about the French Revolution before I read this. Storming the Bastille, chopping off heads and the execution of the King and Queen. Reading this very indepth coverage from 1750 (or ... Read full review

Review: Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution

User Review  - Christopher Ligatti - Goodreads

Very much enjoyed. More of a narrative than dry history, with the necessary statistics regarding the society not overshadowing the personalities and events that make the revolution so interesting ... Read full review

Review: Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution

User Review  - Gunnar - Goodreads

A microhistory of epic proportion? Schama's takedown of structuralism in French Revolution historiography is pretty convincing stuff. Excellent scholarship and uber-detailed---almost too much so. I ... Read full review

Review: Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution

User Review  - Rachel Cleves - Goodreads

Some may quarrel with Schama's neo-Whig interpretation of the Revolution, but the descriptions are great and, what can I say, stories of the French Revolution never grow old for me. Read full review

Review: Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution

User Review  - Gordon Howard - Goodreads

Everything you ever wanted to know about the French Revolution, scholarly but interestingly written. Read full review

Review: Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution

User Review  - Norm Deguerre - Goodreads

Painfully long and drawn out with too much inference and name dropping, a weighty morass rather then a personable account of events Read full review

Review: Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution

User Review  - Jake Mcdonough - Goodreads

Long as crap but highly informative Read full review

Review: Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution

User Review  - Becca Murray - Goodreads

Thus far the most relatable book on the French Revolution that I have read. Definitely recommend! Read full review

Review: Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution

User Review  - Joel - Goodreads

If you think humanity is perfectible and 'democratic' revolutions are a good thing, you should read this book to be disabused of your notions. Schama describes the bloody and horrific French ... Read full review

Review: Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution

User Review  - Linden Salter - Goodreads

If you read only one book about the French Revolution, make it this one. Schama manages to analyse the Big Picture (major historical and economic affairs) while always keeping in sight the fact that history is about people, and combines it into a gripping narrative. Read full review


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