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Short History of the French Revolution

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ISBN-10: 0132884240

ISBN-13: 9780132884242

Edition: 1995

Authors: Jeremy D. Popkin

List price: $23.20
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This concise, up-to-date survey of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Period introduces the events of the revolution as well as its political, social, and cultural origins. KEY TOPICS: Incorporating the latest research, this volume covers everything from the pre-Revolutionary crisis and the storming of the Bastille to the effort to create a constitutional regime and the overthrow of the monarchy to the Jacobean dictatorship and the Reign of Terror to Napoleon's Consulate and Empire. It also examines the long-term consequences of the Revolution for France and the world. The second edition of A Short History of the French Revolution has been revised to include expanded coverage of…    
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Book details

List price: $23.20
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Prentice Hall Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 7.09" wide x 9.45" long
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Jeremy D. Popkin is T. Marshall Hahn Jr. Professor of History at the University of Kentucky, and is the author of You Are All Free: The Haitian Revolution and the Abolition of Slavery (2010) and Facing Racial Revolution: Eyewitness Accounts of the Haitian Uprising (2008).

The Origins of the French Revolution
The Collapse of the Absolute Monarchy, 1787-1789
The Revolutionary Rupture, 1789-1790
The Defeat of the Liberal Revolution, 1790-1792
The Convention and the Republic, 1792-1794
The Return to Order, 1794-1799
The Napoleonic Consulate, 1799-1804
The Napoleonic Empire, 1804-1815
The Revolutionary Heritage
Suggestions for Further Reading
Index