2nd Edition

Revolution & Terror in France 1789 - 1795



ISBN 9781138147003
Published May 11, 2016 by Routledge
168 Pages

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Book Description

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.
Acknowledgements

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.
7. Thermidor.

Part Four: Assessment

Part Five: Documents.
Glossary.
Chronological summary.
Bibliography.
Index.

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Biography

D.G. Wright was Reader in History at Huddersfield Polytechnic (now the University of Huddersfield) before his retirement.