To Speak for the People: Public Opinion and the Problem of Legitimacy in the French Revolution

To Speak for the People: Public Opinion and the Problem of Legitimacy in the French Revolution

by Jon Cowans

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415929721
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/28/2001
Series: History/Politics
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jon Cowans is a graduate of Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service. He received his Ph.D. in History at Stanford University. He has published articles on French political culture, cultural politics, and memory in French Historical Studies, the Journal of Contemporary History, and History and Memory. He teaches in the History Department of Rutgers University and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Table of Contents

Introduction

I. Public Opinion and the people in Prerevolutionary France

II. Sovereignty and Representation, 1789-92

III. Public Opinion and Legitmacu, 1789-92

IV. The Beginnings of the Republic, 1792-93

V. The Terror

From Themidor to Brumaire

Conclusion

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