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Revolutionary France: 1788-1880
In this volume, one of the first to look at 'Revolutionary France' as a whole, a team of leading international historians explore the major issues of politics and society, culture, economics, and overseas expansion during this vital period of French history.
Paperback, 262 pages
Published February 6th 2002 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published December 6th 2001)
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Oct 11, 2011 Kelly rated it liked it
It's a quick overview of all the 19th century Revolutions, valuable mostly for showing the links and patterns rather than as individual studies of each event in and of itself. The point is to use it as a building block to show how it determined what came after, and even how much it still affects the structure of the country today. The book obviously takes the position that the Revolution ended with the triumph of the bourgoisie in the creation of the Third Republic (with its title beginning and ...more