Citizens : a chronicle of the French Revolution
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|Kirtland Community College Library||DC 148 .S33 1990||30775305497407||General Collection||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0679726101
- ISBN: 9780679726104
xx, 948 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed.
- Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1990.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references (pages 879-906) and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Prologue: Powers of recall: forty years later -- PART ONE: ALTERATIONS: THE FRANCE OF LOUIS XVI: New men -- Blue horizons, red ink -- Absolutism attacked -- The cultural construction of a citizen -- The cost of modernity -- PART TWO: EXPECTATIONS: Body politics -- Suicides, 1787-1788 -- Grievances, Autumn 1788-Spring 1789 -- Improving a nation -- Bastille, July 1789 -- PART THREE: Reason and unreason, July-November 1789 -- Acts of faith, October 1789-July 1790 -- Departures, August 1790-July 1791 -- "Marsellaise": September 1791-August 1792 -- Impure blood, August 1792--January 1793 -- PART FOUR: VIRTUE AND DEATH: Enemies of the people? Winter-Spring 1793 -- "Terror is the order of the day" -- The politics of turpitude -- Chiliasm, April-July 1794 -- Epilogue.|
|Summary, etc.:||Explores the French Revolution in terms of the vitality and infatuation with technology that motivated French citizenry toward change and the conflicting, strained economics frustrating their visions for France.|
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|Subject:||France History Revolution, 1789-1799|