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Using contemporary accounts, often by eyewitnesses, Prendergast describes the Bastille prison, its reputation as France's most feared place of incarceration; its storming by the armed populace, and the momentous aftermath...And then richly and fascinatingly he shows how the celebration of this extraordinary day, truly one of those which have shaped the world, became part of the fabric of national life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781861979391
ISBN-10: 1861979398
Format: Hardback
(206mm x 144mm x 24mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Profile Books Ltd
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Christopher Prendergast

Christopher Prendergast has been Professor of Modern French Literature at Cambridge. He now lives at Mormoiron in Provence.

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