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The Revolution in Provincial France: Aquitaine, 1789-1799
     

The Revolution in Provincial France: Aquitaine, 1789-1799

by Alan I. Forrest
 

This scholarly account presents a provincial view of Revolutionary France and describes a region far removed from high politics in Paris. It shows how local conflicts and personal rivalries shaped events within the region, and emphasizes the importance of religion, war, peasant radicalism and commercial stagnation in defining the course of the Revolution in the

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This scholarly account presents a provincial view of Revolutionary France and describes a region far removed from high politics in Paris. It shows how local conflicts and personal rivalries shaped events within the region, and emphasizes the importance of religion, war, peasant radicalism and commercial stagnation in defining the course of the Revolution in the south-west.

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"...exemplary work on the provincial history of the French Revolution...based on exhaustive research of primary and secondary sources."—Choice

"Alan Forrest has prepared a careful and intelligent history..."-American Historical Review

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ISBN-13:
9780198206163
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
8.81(w) x 5.63(h) x 1.05(d)
Lexile:
1500L (what's this?)

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York University

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