Origins of the French revolution, Part 69

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Oxford University Press, 1980 - History - 247 pages
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First published in 1980, this book rapidly established itself as the indispensable guide for those seeking to learn what broughgt about the French Revolution--as well as those wanting to track the many debates had by historians on this issue. This new edition brings the subject up-to-date withan extensively rewritten survey of the historiography of the Revolution as it stands today, alongside a revised interpretation of this era that fully reflects the most current research. The book remains a vital starting point for anyone planning to seriously explore the greatest of allrevolutions.

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Doyle finally put together a revisionist explanation of the origins of the French rev. Read full review

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An excellent summation of events and trends that caused to old order to breakdown. Read full review


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William Doyle is Professor of History at the University of Bristol. His publications include The Oxford History of the French Revolution (1990), Origins of the French Revolution (1999), The Old European Order 1660-1800 (1992), and forthcoming from OUP, Old Regime France (2001).

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