ISBN13:978-0198731740 ISBN10: 0198731744 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0198731757 ISBN10: 0198731752
Summary: First published in 1980, this book rapidly established itself as the indispensable guide to what brought about the French Revolution, and to the debates of historians about the issue. The new edition brings the subject up to date with an extensisively rewritten survey of the historiography up to the present day, and a revised interpretation modified in the light of research by a new generation of scholars. It will thus remain the starting point for any serious study
Summary: First published in 1980, this book rapidly established itself as the indispensable guide to what brought about the French Revolution, and to the debates of historians about the issue. The new edition brings the subject up to date with an extensisively rewritten survey of the historiography up to the present day, and a revised interpretation modified in the light of research by a new generation of scholars. It will thus remain the starting point for any serious study of the greatest of all revolutions. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:3RD 99 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Oxford University Press Year Published: 1999 International: No
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Doyle, William : University of Bristol
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Part I: Writings on Revolutionary Origins since 1939
1 The Classic Interpretation. 3 Post-Revisionism.
Part II: The Breakdown of the Old Regime
4. The Financial Crisis 5. The System of Government 6. Opposition 7. Public Opinion 8. Reform and its Failure 1787-88
Part III: The Struggle for Power
9. The Nobility 10. The Bourgeoisie 11. The Election Campaign September 1788- to May 1789 12. The Economic Crisis 13. The Estates-General, May and June 1789 14. The People of Paris 15. The Peasantry 16. Conclusion: The New Regime and its Principles
Abbreviations, Notes, Further Reading, Index of Authors Cited, General Index Contributors
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