Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800, Volume 1: The Challenge

Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800, Volume 1: The Challenge

by R. R. Palmer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0691005699

ISBN-13: 9780691005690

Pub. Date: 09/01/1969

Publisher: Princeton University Press

For the Western world as a whole, the period from about 1760 to 1800 was the great revolutionary era in which the outlines of the modern democratic state came into being. It is the thesis of this major work that the American, French, and Polish revolutions, and the movements for political change in Britain, Ireland, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, and other

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For the Western world as a whole, the period from about 1760 to 1800 was the great revolutionary era in which the outlines of the modern democratic state came into being. It is the thesis of this major work that the American, French, and Polish revolutions, and the movements for political change in Britain, Ireland, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, and other countries, though each distinctive in its own way, were all manifestations of recognizably similar political ideas, needs, and conflicts.

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ISBN-13:
9780691005690
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
09/01/1969
Series:
Challenge Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
1,217,338
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.40(d)

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