A Concise History of the French Revolution Paperback
by Sylvia Neely
Part of the Critical Issues in World and International History series
This concise yet rich introduction to the French Revolution explores the origins, development, and eventual decline of a movement that defines France to this day.
Through an accessible chronological narrative, Sylvia Neely explains the complex events, conflicting groups, and rapid changes that characterized this critical period in French history.
She traces the fundamental transformations in government and society that forced the French to come up with new ways of thinking about their place in the world, ultimately leading to liberalism, conservatism, terrorism, and modern nationalism.
Written with clarity and nuance, this work will be an engaging and rewarding exploration for all readers interested in France and revolutionary history.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 312 pages, Illustrations, maps
- Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
- Publication Date: 24/12/2007
- Category: European history
- ISBN: 9780742534117