A Short History of the French Revolution

A Short History of the French Revolution

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Written for today's undergraduates, this up-to-date survey of the French Revolution and Napoleonic era offers a concise alternative to the longer texts geared to advanced study in the field. This text introduces students to the major events that comprise the story of the French Revolution; to the different ways in which historians have interpreted these event; to the political, social, and cultural origins of the Revolution; and to recent scholarship in the field.
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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 10.2mm | 226.8g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • 3rd New edition
  • 0130600326
  • 9780130600325

Table of contents

1. The Origins of the French Revolution. 2. The Collapse of the Absolute Monarchy, 1787-1789. 3. The Revolutionary Rupture, 1789-1790. 4. The Defeat of the Liberal Revolution, 1790-1792. 5. The Convention and the Republic, 1792-1794. 6. The Return to Order, 1794-1799. 7. The Napoleonic Consulate, 1799-1804. 8. The Napoleonic Empire, 1804-1815. 9. The Revolutionary Heritage. Suggestions for Further Reading. Index.
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