Ending the French Revolution : Violence, Justice, and Repression from the Terror to Napoleon Paperback / softback
For two centuries, the early years of the French Revolution have inspired countless democratic movements around the world.
Yet little attention has been paid to the problems of violence, justice, and repression between the Reign of Terror and the dictatorship of Napoleon Bonaparte.
In ""Ending the French Revolution"", Howard Brown analyzes these years to reveal the true difficulty of founding a liberal democracy in the midst of continual warfare, repeated coups d'etat, and endemic civil strife.
By highlighting the role played by violence and fear in generating illiberal politics, Brown speaks to the struggles facing democracy in our own age.
The result is a fundamentally new understanding of the French Revolution's disappointing outcome.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 480 pages, 16 b&w illustrations 2 maps, 4 tables
- Publisher: University of Virginia Press
- Publication Date: 29/11/2007
- Category: European history
- ISBN: 9780813927299