Reform and Revolution in France: The Politics of Transition, 1774-1791 / Edition 1

Reform and Revolution in France: The Politics of Transition, 1774-1791 / Edition 1

by Peter M. Jones, Peter Jones
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521459427

ISBN-13: 9780521459426

Pub. Date: 09/28/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Combining social and political interpretations of the evolution's origins, this synthesis seeks to restore the Revolution to its domestic surroundings. It argues that the dramatic events of 1789 need to be considered alongside the reform achievements of Bourbon absolute monarchy.

Overview

Combining social and political interpretations of the evolution's origins, this synthesis seeks to restore the Revolution to its domestic surroundings. It argues that the dramatic events of 1789 need to be considered alongside the reform achievements of Bourbon absolute monarchy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521459426
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Government; 2. Society; 3. Economy; 4. Reform and the reform constituency; 5. Towards 'a truly national representation', 1787–1789; 6. The National Assembly, 1789–1791; 7. The political culture of revolution; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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