This title examines the causes, course and impact of the French Revolution from its onset through to the overthrow of Napoleon. It covers the events that led to the outbreak of revolution, the rise of the republican movement, the Terror and the Thermidorian reaction.
This second edition provides an updated narrative and analysis of one of modern Europe's most important and dramatic events. The author examines the causes, course and impact of the French Revolution from its onset through to the overthrow of Napoleon. Starting with the ancien regime, the text covers the events that led to the outbreak of the revolution in 1789, the rise of the republican movement, the Terror and the Thermidorian reaction. Coverage of the impact of the Revolution on France and the rest of Europe has been fully updated, to take into account recent research. The title also considers the latest historical interpretations of French Revolution. The updated study guides provide a firm basis for answering source-based and essay questions.
Introduction: France in Revolution; The Ancien Regime; The Origins of the French Revolution; The Revolution and the Monarchy; Revolutionary Government and the Terror; The Thermidorian Reaction; The Impact of Revolution.
France in Revolution by Duncan Townson
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