The French Revolution
By (author) Alan I. Forrest
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French Revolution by Alan I. Forrest
Book DescriptionThis book is structured around a number of important themes which run across the revolutionary decade, most notably the themes of political and social change. Alan Forrest's book offers an interpretation of the historiography of the subject and reviews the copious literature resulting from the recent Bicentenary. Unlike some recent histories, it insists that the Revolution had a significant social dimension. Divided into five main sections, the book examines the ideals which informed the work of the revolutionaries and the process by which they sought to dismantle the ancient regime and build a new order in France. It assesses the impact of war and counter-revolution, which in their different ways distorted the revolutionary agenda and contributed to the mood of nationalism, intolerance and terror that characterized the months of the Jacobin Republic.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631183518
(219mm x 142mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Feb-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Alan I. Forrest
Soldiers, Citizens and Civilians, Hardback (November 2008)
The Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars affected millions of people's lives across Europe and beyond. Yet the extent to which the constant warfare of the period 1792-1815 shaped everyday experience has been little studied. This volume of essays discusses the formative experience of these wars for men and women, as soldiers, citizens and civilians.
Paris, The Provinces and the French Revolution, Paperback (January 2004)
This book examines the effect of the French Revolution in the provinces, on the tensions between provincial interests and those of Paris, and the mediation of different political cultures, which ensured that provincial France contributed to the history of the Revolutionary years.
Revolution in Provincial France, Hardback (October 1996)» View all books by Alan I. Forrest
A provincial view of Revolutionary France which describes a region far removed from high politics in Paris. It shows how local conflicts and personal rivalries shaped events within the region, and emphasizes the importance of other aspects in defining the course of the Revolution in the south-west.
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Author Biography - Alan I. Forrest
Alan Forrest is Professor of Modern History at the University of York. He has written widely on the social and military aspects of the French Revolution, and on the Revolution in provincial France.
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