First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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 ContentsIntroduction
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