The French Revolution 1787-1804 / Edition 1

The French Revolution 1787-1804 / Edition 1

by Peter Jones
     
 

ISBN-10: 0582772893

ISBN-13: 9780582772892

Pub. Date: 05/06/2003

Publisher: Pearson

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

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582772892
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/06/2003
Series:
Seminar Studies in History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.37(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
PART TWO:
Reform or Revolution, 1787-1789?
The Nettle of Reform
The Nation Awakes
Count Down to Revolution
Renewal, 1789-1791
Ending the Ancien Regime
Building the Nation
Towards a Political Settlement
The Failure of Consensus, 1791-1792
The Flight and its Aftermath
Managing the New Regime
The Fall of the Monarchy
War & Terror, 1792-1794
A Jacobin Republic
Reactions in the Departments
Terror and Repression
The Search for Stability, 1795-1799
A Thermidorian Republic
'La Grande Nation'
Rule by Coup
Consolidation, 1799-1804
Brumaire
Building Anew
Towards Dictatorship
PART THREE
The Assessment
PART FOUR
Documents
PART FIVE
Glossary
Who's Who
Guide to Further Reading
References

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