Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution

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Contents

France on the Eve of 1789 A Society in Crisis?
1
Society and Social Tensions
3
The Monarchy and Its Critics
9
New Ideas
14
Documents on equality and Revolution
21
Documents on the Damiens Affair
28
Documents on the universality of rights
35
From Constitutional to Democratic Revolution 1789January 1793
49
The Fall of Robespierre and the End of the Terror 17941799
100
Documents on Terror
105
The Revolution in the Colonies
115
The Colonies Under the Old Regime
117
Revolution in the French Colonies
121
Documents on slavery and the Revolution
129
The Rise and Fall of Napoleon Bonaparte 17991815
139
Napoleons Rise to Power
140

The Revolution Begins
50
The Constitutional Revolution
54
The Fall of the Monarchy
62
Documents on political clubs
66
Documents on women and the Revolution
75
Down with the King
82
Terror War and Resistance
85
The Committee of Public Safety
86
The Republic of Virtue
91
Resisting the Revolution
95
From Consulate to Empire
144
The Road to Waterloo and Final Defeat
150
Documents on Napoleon
159
Legacies and Interpretations
171
Political Legacies
172
Scholarly Interpretations
178
Documents on the AngloAmerican response from 1789 to the Terror
186
SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING
197
INDEX
201
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