Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution
Instead of the dying Old Regime, Schama presents an ebullient country, vital and inventive, infatuated with novelty and technology--a strikingly fresh view of Louis XVI's France. A New York Times bestseller in hardcover. 200 illustrations.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Luchtpint - www.librarything.com
There's not a great deal to say about the actual content of this book. The French Revolution is essentially much more interesting than Schama has presented it in Citizens. The events have been retold ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - deckehoe - LibraryThing
A visceral telling of the French revolution, starting and closing with Talleyrand and Lafayette. Well-written, told at breakneck speed, and covers a wide variety of players. Schama does not go into ... Read full review