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A companion to the French Revolution [electronic resource] / edited by Peter McPhee.

Contributor(s): McPhee, Peter, 1948-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Blackwell companions to European history: Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : John Wiley & Sons, 2013Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118316221; 1118316223; 9781118316412; 111831641X; 9781118316429; 1118316428; 9781118316399; 1118316398; 1444335642; 9781444335644; 9781782685869; 1782685863.Subject(s): Revolution (France : 1789-1799) | France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Historiography | France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 | France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 | HISTORY -- Europe -- France | Historiography | France | 1789-1799Genre/Form: Electronic books. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Companion to the French Revolution.DDC classification: 944.04 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Introduction / Peter McPhee -- pt. I. The origins and nature of the crisis of 1789 -- pt. II. Reshaping France, 1789-91 -- pt. III. Church, state, and war -- pt. IV. Contesting the limits of revolution -- pt. V. Revolutionary and counter-revolutionary violence -- pt. VI. Political choice and practice -- pt. VII. Searching for stability, 1794-99 -- pt. VIII. The revolution in international perspective -- pt. IX. Change and continuity in France.
Abstract: Comprises 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 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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Introduction / Peter McPhee -- pt. I. The origins and nature of the crisis of 1789 -- pt. II. Reshaping France, 1789-91 -- pt. III. Church, state, and war -- pt. IV. Contesting the limits of revolution -- pt. V. Revolutionary and counter-revolutionary violence -- pt. VI. Political choice and practice -- pt. VII. Searching for stability, 1794-99 -- pt. VIII. The revolution in international perspective -- pt. IX. Change and continuity in France.

Comprises 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 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.

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