The French Revolution and Napoleon

A Sourcebook

Author: Philip Dwyer,Peter McPhee

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113463837X

Category: History

Page: 192

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The upheavals, terror, and drama of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic period restructured politics and society on a grand scale, making this the defining moment for modern European history. This volume collects together a wide selection of primary texts to explain the process behind the enormous changes undergone by France and Europe between 1787 and 1815, from the Terror to the Counter-Revolution and from Marie-Antoinette to Robespierre and Bonaparte. While bringing the impact of historical events to life, Philip Dwyer and Peter McPhee provide a clear outline of the period through key documents and lucid introductory passages and commentary. They illustrate the meaning of the Revolution for peasants, sans-culottes, women, and slaves, as well as placing events within a wider European context.. Students will find this an invaluable source of information on the Revolution as a whole as well as the international significance of the events.
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Oxford AQA History: A Level and AS Component 2: France in Revolution 1774-1815

Author: N.A

Publisher: Oxford University Press - Children

ISBN: 0198363907

Category: History

Page: N.A

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Retaining well-loved features from the previous editions, France in Revolution 1774-1815 has been approved by AQA and matched to the new 2015 specification.This textbook explores in depth a key period of history which was to change the relationship between the ruler and the governed, not only in France but throughout Europe and, in time, the wider world. It focuses on key ideas such as absolutism, enlightenment, republic and dictatorship, and covers events and developments with precision. Students can further develop vital skills such as historical interpretations and source analyses via specially selected sources and extracts. Practice questions and study tips provide additional support to help familiarize students with the new exam style questions, and help them achieve their best in the exam.
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A Companion to the French Revolution

Author: Peter McPhee

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118316223

Category: History

Page: 568

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A Companion to the French Revolution comprises twenty-nine newly-written essays reassessing the origins, development, and impact of this great turning-point in modern history. Examines the origins, development and impact of the French Revolution Features original contributions from leading historians, including six essays translated from French. Presents a wide-ranging overview of current historical debates on the revolution and future directions in scholarship Gives equally thorough treatment to both causes and outcomes of the French Revolution
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The French Revolution

A Beginner's Guide

Author: Peter Davies

Publisher: Oneworld Publications

ISBN: 178074157X

Category: History

Page: 184

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Blending narrative with analysis, Peter Davies explores a time of obscene opulence, mass starvation, and ground-breaking ideals; where the streets of Paris ran red with blood, and when even the efficient guillotine was unable to despatch enough "counter-revolutionaries" for the needs of the Terror. Davies brings the subject up to date by considering the legacy of the revolution and how it continues to resonate in today’s France. Dr Peter Davies is senior lecturer in History at the University of Huddersfield
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The French Revolution 1787-1804

Author: P. M. Jones

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317863178

Category: History

Page: 208

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The French Revolution can be seen as an enormous explosion of civic energy with huge ramifications for the rest of the world. In this balanced and accessible account, P.M Jones: Considers the build-up of pressure between 1787 and 1789 as the power of the ancien régime began to crumble Analyses the dramatic events that began with the taking of the Bastille in 1789 and led to the establishment of a radical new order Examines the demise of the Republic in 1804 and assesses the wider significance of the revolutionary decade At the core of the Revolution lay the realisation among ordinary men and women that the human condition was not fixed until the end of time, but could be altered for the better. However, it was soon discovered that the task of building a new and better society would require huge amounts of effort and ingenuity – as well as suffering on a massive scale. This new edition of P.M. Jones’s authoritative overview has been significantly revised to include new material on politics, state violence, the army and citizenship in the French Caribbean colonies. In addition, it includes an expanded selection of original documents and illuminating contemporary images. P. M. JONES is Professor of French History at the University of Birmingham. He has written extensively on the French Revolution and French rural history.
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The French Revolution, 1787-1804

Author: Peter Jones

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780582772892

Category: Education

Page: 154

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This book, the latest in the best-selling Seminar Studies in History series, provides readers with an accessible and succinct introduction to the French Revolution, one of the most exciting and important periods in modern history. The author examines the events leading up to the revolution, the revolution itself, and the aftermath. The Assessment and Documents sections of the book will be particulalry helpful for the reader to understanding the French Revolution For those interested in French History or the French Revolution
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Feminist Writings from Ancient Times to the Modern World: A Global Sourcebook and History [2 volumes]

A Global Sourcebook and History

Author: Tiffany K. Wayne Ph.D.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313345813

Category: Social Science

Page: 718

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Collecting more than 200 sources in the global history of feminism, this anthology supplies an insightful record of the resistance to patriarchy throughout human history and around the world. • More than 200 chronologically arranged entries on feminist writers, thinkers, and organizations across 4,000 years of human history • Contributions from more than 100 international scholars, including historians, sociologists, literary, cultural theorists, religious scholars, writers, and activists • Brief bibliographies of further readings, websites, and other relevant resources with each entry • Lists of entries arranged by region as well as by broad topic, in addition to a comprehensive index
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The encyclopedia of the French revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

a political, social, and military history

Author: Gregory Fremont-Barnes

Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc

ISBN: 9781851096466

Category: History

Page: 1213

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This comprehensive three-volume work on the French Revolution and Napoleon's rule and campaigns covers a wide range of military, political, social, and cultural events and personalities during a time of dramatic change in Europe.
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Romanticism

a sourcebook

Author: Simon Bainbridge

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN: 9780230000353

Category: History

Page: 317

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This book is a wide-ranging collection of the key contextual documents which inform the Romantic period. It includes material on fiercely debated areas such as the French Revolution, women, the slave trade, science and religion. Documents are supported by substantial editorial material, drawing connections to the major Romantic texts.
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