7 edition of A Short History of the French Revolution (3rd Edition) found in the catalog.
June 29, 2001
by Prentice Hall
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||176|
This book is very much a people’s history. The big names in revolutionary France – the likes of Mirabeau, Marat, Danton and Robespierre – are prominent players, as one might expect. Get this from a library! A short history of the French Revolution. [Jeremy D Popkin] -- "This concise survey of the French Revolution and Napoleonic period offers an alternative to the long, detailed texts more suited to advanced study. Author Jeremy D. Popkin introduces readers to the.
Although historians are agreed that the French Revolution started in , they are divided on the end date.A few histories stop in with the creation of the Directory, some stop in with the creation of the Consulate, while many more stop in , when Napoleon Bonaparte became Consul for Life, or when he became Emperor. The best books on The French Revolution recommended by Peregrine Worsthorne. The author and broadcaster says that for anybody wanting to go into politics a mastery of the French revolution is an enormous help, and will deepen their understanding of what they ought to be doing today.
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THE FRENCH REVOLUTION: A VERY SHORT INTRODUCTION by William DOYLE (via Amazon UK) This is an excellent brief and fluent account of the key causes, events, ideas and legacy of French Revolution. I now have a much clearer grasp of the complex society in pre revolution France including the role of the by: Although the book is small in stature, it does a terrific job of introducing the reader to the major events that happened throughout the French Revolution.
The book also cleverly explores the different and contradicting ways in which historians interpret and argue over the major historical by: French Revolution, revolutionary movement that shook France between and and reached its first climax there in —hence the conventional term ‘Revolution of ,’ denoting the end of the ancien regime in France and serving also to distinguish that event from the later French revolutions of and The French Revolution was a watershed event in modern European history that began in and ended in the late s with the ascent of Napoleon Bonaparte.
The 12 Best Books on the French Revolution of A Short History of the French Revolution does a remarkable job of summarizing the complexities of the French Revolution and Napoleon's reign in pages.
There were a few places that the events were hard to follow, but on a whole, Popkin does an excellent job. I used this book as an overview and delved deeper into some key events with other books/5.
The French Revolution. Between andthe. famous country of France was a. rich place for the aristocrats, an. easy place to live for the clergy -- or people who were a part of the.
Roman Catholic Church -- and a. poor country for the bourgeois, or. members of. The French Revolution is one of the most important – perhaps still the historical event of all books have been written about it, but I loved your comment, in your presidential address to the American Historical Association that “every great interpreter of the French Revolution – and there have been many such – has found the event ultimately mystifying”.
A Short History of the French Revolution is an up-to-date survey of the French Revolution and Napoleonic era that introduces readers to the origins and events of this turbulent period in French history, and historians’ interpretations of these : Jeremy D. Popkin. The French Revolution traces the long and short term causes of the French Revolution to the October Days and its consequences up to the dissolution of the Convention and beyond.
The French Revolution A Short History book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book was converted from its physical edit /5.
Book Description. A Short History of the French Revolution is an up-to-date survey of the French Revolution and Napoleonic era that introduces readers to the origins and events of this turbulent period in French history, and historians’ interpretations of these events.
The book covers all aspects of the Revolution, including the political, social, and cultural origins of the Revolution, and. The French Revolution (French: Révolution française [ʁevɔlysjɔ̃ fʁɑ̃sɛːz]) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies beginning in and ending in The Revolution overthrew the monarchy, established a republic, catalyzed violent periods of political turmoil, and finally culminated in a dictatorship under Napoleon who brought many of Location: Kingdom of France.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Erscheint: Januar Description: Seiten cm: Contents: PREFACE CHAPTER 1: THE ORIGINS OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION The Problems of the Monarchy The Failure of Reform Social Structure and Social Crisis The Third Estate The Lower Classes New Ideas and New Ways of Living The Growth of Public.
What is the best history book on the French Revolution. If you’re not a professional historian, the best modern history of the French Revolution is “Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution,” by Simon Schama. The New York Times Book Review c.
The French Revolution is one of the most important events in modern history. It was more radical than either the English or American Revolutions, and had a far greater impact on 19th century Europe. It was more radical than either the English or American Revolutions, and had a.
Albert Soboul has held the Chair of the History of the French Revolution at the Sorbone sinceand is probably the leading Marxist scholar working in that field today. The book translated here should be regarded more as a synopsis of Professor Soboul's interpretation of the Revolution than as a detailed account of the course of events; it Author: Albert Soboul.
The French Revolution: A History, annotated HTML text, based on the Project Gutenberg version. The French Revolution: A History available at Internet Archive, scanned books, original editions, some illustrated.
The French Revolution: A History, with illustrations by E. Sullivan. The French Revolution: A History, : Thomas Carlyle. The French Revolution: A Very Short Introduction shows that we are still living with the consequences of the French Revolution and explores its legacy in the form of rationality in public affairs, responsible government, decimalization, and the ideology of human rights.
There are many familiar images of the French Revolution, garnered from Dickens, Baroness Orczy, and Tolstoy, and long-lasting. A Short History of the French Revolution is an up-to-date survey of the French Revolution and Napoleonic era that introduces readers to the origins and events of this turbulent period in French history, and historians' interpretations of these events/5().
A Short History of the French Revolution. Fifth Edition Jeremy D. Popkin This new edition of A Short History of the French Revolution has been updated to reflect the latest scholarship on the subject, in fields ranging from women’s history and the history of Franco-American relations to the revolutionary struggles over race and slavery.
New documents for classroom discussion highlight. The French Revolution Class 9 Important Questions Short Answer Type Questions. Question 1. “Ideas of liberty and democratic rights were the most important legacy of the French Revolution”.
Explain the statement in the light of French Revolution. Answer: People of Third Estate demanded a society based on freedom and opportunities to all.Jeremy D. Popkin is Professor of History and Chair of the Department at the University of Kentucky. He has published a number of books on French history and the history of the press, including The Right-Wing Press in France, (), News and Politics in the Age of Revolution: Jean Luzac's "Gazette de Leyde" (), Revolutionary News: The Press in France, (), A History 4/5(1).