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The British Periodical Press and the French Revolution, 1789-99
by Stuart Andrews
(Hardcover)

Citizens : A Chronicle of the French Revolution
by Simon Schama
Book Description Instead of the dying Old Regime, Schama presents an ebullient country, vital and inventive, infatuated with novelty and technology -- a strikingly fresh view of Louis XVI's France. A New York Times bestseller in hardcover. 200 illustrations.
Paperback: 948 pages
Vintage Books; ISBN: 0679726101; Reprint edition (March 1990)

The Coming of the French Revolution
by Georges Lefebvre, Robert R. Palmer (Translator)
Paperback: 256 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.65 x 7.99 x 5.06 
Publisher: Princeton Univ Pr; Reissue edition (November 1, 1967)
ISBN: 0691007519
 

A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution
by Francois Furet, Mona Ozouf, Arthur Goldhammer
Book Description: Two centuries later, the French Revolution--that extraordinary event that founded modern democracy--continues to give rise to a reevaluation of essential questions. The ambition of this magnificent volume is not only to present the reader with the research of a wide range of international scholars on those questions, but also to bring one into the heart of the issues still under lively debate. 

Its form is as original as its goal: neither dictionary, in the traditional sense of the word, nor encyclopedia, it is deliberately limited to some ninety-nine entries organized alphabetically by key words and themes under five major headings: events, including the Estates General and the Terror; actors, such as Marie Antoinette, Marat, and Napoleon Bonaparte; institutions and creations, among them Revolutionary Calendar and Suffrage; ideas, covering, for example, Ancien Régime, the American Revolution, and Liberty; and historians and commentators, from Hegel to Tocqueville. In addition, there are synoptic indexes of names and themes that give the reader easy access to the entire volume as well as a key to its profound coherence. 

What unifies all the varied topics brought together in this dictionary is their authors' effort to be "critical." As such, the book rejects the dogmatism of closed systems and definitive interpretations. Its aim is less to make a complete inventory of the findings of the history of the French Revolution than to take stock of what remains problematical about those findings; this work thus offers the additional special quality of incorporating the rich historiographical literature unceasingly elaborated since 1789. 

With A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution, François Furet and Mona Ozouf invite the reader to recross the first two centuries of French democracy in order to gain a better understanding of the origins of the world in which we live today. 
Hardcover from Belknap Pr
1989

 
The Cultural Origins of the French Revolution (Bicentennial Reflections on the French Revolution)
by Roger Chartier, Lydia G. Cochrane
Hardcover from Duke Univ Pr (Txt)
1991
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The Days of the French Revolution
The Days of the French Revolution
by Christopher Hibbert
Paperback from Perennial
 
Dreams of Empire: Napoleon and the First World War, 1792-1814
by Paul Fregosi
Listed under Napoleonic Wars

The French and their Revolution: Selected Writings
by Richard Cobb, David Gilmour (Editor)
(Paperback -- April 1, )

The French Emigres in Europe and the Struggle Against Revolution, 1789-1814
by Kirsty Carpenter (Editor), Philip Mansel (Editor)
(Hardcover -- October )

The French Revolution
by Thomas Carlyle
Hardcover from Indypublish.Com
 

The French Revolution: A Very Short Introduction
The French Revolution: A Very Short Introduction
by William Doyle
Paperback from Oxford Press
 
The French Revolution and Human Rights: A Brief Documentary History (Bedford Series in History and Culture)
by Lynn Avery Hunt
Paperback from Bedford/St. Martin's
 
The French Revolution : A History
The French Revolution : A History
by Thomas Carlyle, John D. Rosenberg
Paperback from Modern Library
 
The French Revolution: Conflicting Interpretations
by Frank A. Kafker (Editor), et al
(Hardcover -- January )

The French Revolution: Recent Debates and New Controversies (Re-Writing Histories)
by Gary Kates
Paperback from Routledge

French Society in Revolution, 1789-1799 (New Frontiers in History)
by David Andress
(Hardcover)
 

Goodness Beyond Virtue: Jacobins During the French Revolution
Goodness Beyond Virtue: Jacobins During the French Revolution
by Patrice L. R. Higonnet
Paperback: 416 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.00 x 9.21 x 6.13 
Publisher: Harvard Univ Pr; 
ISBN: 0674470621
 
Glory and Terror: Seven Deaths Under the French Revolution
by Antoine De Baecque, Charlotte Mandell (Translator)
Hardcover: 288 pages
Routledge; ISBN: 0415926165; (July 1, )

Interpreting the French Revolution
by M. F. Furet, et al
Paperback: 216 pages
Cambridge University Press; ISBN: 0521280494; (October 1981)
 

Inventing the French Revolution : Essays on French Political Culture in the Eighteenth Century
by Keith Michael Baker, Quentin Skinner, Lorraine Daston, Dorothy Ross, James Tully
Paperback from Cambridge University Press
1990
 
The Long Affair: Thomas Jefferson and the French Revolution, 1785-1800
by Conor Cruise O'Brien
Listed under Thomas Jefferson

Letters Written in France: In the Summer 1790, to a Friend in England; Containing Various Anecdotes Relative to the French Revolution (Broadview lite
by Helen Maria Williams, et al
(Paperback -- August )

Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution
by Jack Richard Censer, Lynn Avery Hunt
Paperback from Pennsylvania State Univ Pr (Txt)

Napoleon and his Collaborators: The Making of a Dictatorship
by Isser Woloch
(Hardcover)

Napoleon: A Penguin Life
by Paul Johnson
Listed under Napoleon Boneparte

The Old Regime and the French Revolution
by Alexis de Tocqueville, et al
(Paperback -- October 1955)

On Jean-Jacques Rousseau : Considered As One of the First Authors of the Revolution (Atopia (Stanford, Calif.).)
by James Swenson
(Paperback)
 

Origins of the French Revolution
Origins of the French Revolution
by William Doyle
Paperback from Oxford Press
 
The Oxford History of the French Revolution
by William Doyle
Paperback from Oxford University Press
 
The Oxford History of the French Revolution
by William Doyle
Book Description Massacres were nothing new to the late eighteenth-century world, but the prospect of a government systematically executing its opponents by the cartload for months on end presented Europe with a new and unimaginable horror. The Reign of Terror and the French Revolution as a whole transformed the meaning of political change and history itself. Written by a leading historian, this authoritative and comprehensive history draws on a wealth of new research in order to reassess the greatest of all revolutions. 

Beginning with the accession of Louis XVI in 1774, William Doyle traces the history of France through revolution, terror, and counter-terror, to the triumph of Napoleon in 1802, along the way analyzing the impact of these events in France upon the rest of Europe. He explores how a movement which began with optimism and general enthusiasm soon became a tragedy, not only for the ruling orders, but for millions of ordinary people all over Europe. They were the ones who paid the price for the destruction of the old political order and the struggle to establish a new one, based on liberty and revolution, in the face of widespread indifference and hostility. Highly readable and meticulously researched, The Oxford History of the French Revolution will provide new insights into one of the most important events in European history.
(Paperback -- October 1990)

Politics, Culture, and Class in the French Revolution
by Lynn Hunt
Paperback from University of California Press
1986

Pope Pius VII (1800-1823): His Life, Times, and Struggle with Napoleon in the Aftermath of the French Revolution
by Robin Anderson
(Paperback)

To Speak for the People : Public Opinion and the Problem of Legitimacy in the French Revolution
by Jon Cowans
(Paperback)

To Quell the Terror: The Mystery of the Vocation of the Sixteen Carmelites of Compiegne Guillotined July 17, 1794
by William Bush
Paperback:  Ics Pubns; ISBN: 0935216677; (November )

A Turbulent Time: The French Revolution and the Greater Caribbean (Blacks in the Diaspora)
by David Barry Gaspar, David Patrick Geggus, Claude A. Clegg
Paperback from Indiana University Press

Utopias Garden : French Natural History from Old Regime to Revolution
by E. C. Spary
A history of the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle and the botanical gardens of Paris.
Listed under Gardens of the World
 
 

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