A Companion to the French Revolution

A Companion to the French Revolution

Author(s): Peter McPhee

Published Online: 29 OCT 2012

Print ISBN: 9781444335644

Online ISBN: 9781118316399

DOI: 10.1002/9781118316399

About this Book

A Companion to the French Revolution comprises twenty-nine newly-written essays reassessing the origins, development, and impact of this great turning-point in modern history.

  • Examines the origins, development and impact of the French Revolution
  • Features original contributions from leading historians, including six essays translated from French.
  • Presents a wide-ranging overview of current historical debates on the revolution and future directions in scholarship
  • Gives equally thorough treatment to both causes and outcomes of the French Revolution

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Origins and Nature of the Crisis of 1789

  2. Part II: Reshaping France, 1789–91

  3. Part III: Church, State, and War

  4. Part IV: Contesting the Limits of Revolution

  5. Part V: Revolutionary and Counter-Revolutionary Violence

  6. Part VI: Political Choice and Practice

  7. Part VII: Searching for Stability, 1794–99

  8. Part VIII: The Revolution in International Perspective

  9. Part IX: Change and Continuity in France

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