Dr Wright tackles the many controversies surrounding the French Revolution. He also reviews the arguments of leading historians, and analyses some of the key documentary evidence on which they have based their judgements.
Table of Contents
Introduction to the Series.
Part One Introduction.
1. The Problem.
Part Two: The first French Revolution.
2. Pre-Revolution, 1787-1789.
3. Liberal Revolution, 1789-1792.
Part Three: Jacobins and Sans Culottes.
4. The fall of the monarchy.
5. Anarchic Terror, 1793.
6. Robespierre and the reign of virtue.
Part Four: Assessment
Part Five: Documents.
D.G. Wright was Reader in History at Huddersfield Polytechnic (now the University of Huddersfield) before his retirement.