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The World of the French Revolution

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Paperback, 282 pages
Published June 26th 1972 by Harper Torchbooks (first published 1967)
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Anthony
I found this slim volume buried in the bookshelves at my parents' house--I assume I bought it on the cheap at the Strand many years ago and forgot about it. Being in the mood for some history after reading a few novels, I delved into it.

The first few chapters are a quick, but fairly thorough and readable history of the ancien regime and the French revolution. Palmer does a great job of summarizing the issues involved and setting up what he sees to be salient factors in understanding why the rev
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أحمد أبازيد Ahmad Abazed
من أفضل الكتب المترجمة إلى العربية كمرجعية تحليلية موجزة ومكثفة تربط بين موجة الثورات الأوروبية نهاية القرن الثامن عشر.
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Apr 06, 2015 Giff Zimmerman rated it it was amazing
This book very efficiently relates the actual events of the French Revolution and other revolutionary movements of that era, but spends most of its time analyzing and discussing the significance and interrelationships of the various players and events. Wonderfully well-written. Highly informative and thought-provoking.
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The best one volume history of the French Revolution.
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